Wednesday, 13 Nov 2019

Autoimmune/Lupus

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10 May 2017 Social #WorldLupusDay 5/10 - Lupus must be managed as one person, one disease; not as a PT w/ 4 systems affected, each w/ a specialist weighing in
19 Jul 2019 Social There was no increaesd risk of cancer in 767 patients with giant cell arteritis in western Norway was compared to matched controls https://t.co/25gf89Ty0f
13 May 2016 Social New $5 million Lupus Medical Research Program Approved by House Subcommittee https://t.co/XYU3Rxod8s
21 Aug 2018 Social A multinational study of 1,545 SLE patients followed for a mean of 7+ years shows those with proteinuria incur 4 fold higher costs ($20k -->84K) & those with GFR < 30cc incur 15 fold higher costs. ($20k-->310K) https://t.co/fS7rSnn2mE
28 Apr 2018 Social Study of 537 GCA pts undergoing temporal artery bx shows the value of CBC elements in predicting a +Bx: Thrombocytosis (OR 4.44), NLR (OR 1.81), PLR (OR 3.25), CRP (OR 3.00), ESR (OR 3.62), increased age (OR 1.03) https://t.co/3XvzBR5cEh
09 Feb 2019 Social The RHeumNow Podcast is up! Alot on lupus this time. View here: https://t.co/fIq9qOFRW6 or listen to podcast on iTunes, Apple Car Play Podcasts or on SoundCloud https://t.co/wtmkKEsqCX
17 Nov 2016 Social RT @ARD_BMJ: Clear practical advice on how to screen for cancer in #myositis #ACR16 https://t.co/wrgxMmQEMl
07 Apr 2017 Social Dr Cappelli Rheumatic AE w/ checkpoint inhibitors include Sicca Sx, inflamm arthritis, PMR, GCA, myositis, lupus nephritis, PsA, Pso
01 Nov 2018 Social Big news? Presented at #ACR18 as an abstract (L10) - small study of 29 primary Sjogrens syndrome pts - 8 Placebo vs 21 on Leflunomide + HCQ. At 24 weeks 1/9 PBO and 9/21 LEF/HCQ responded w/ ESSDAI improved > 3. Surprising, small, needs repeating https://t.co/xC4rA1JFIb
01 Jun 2017 Social SLE Mononeuritis multiplex: 2/3 active w/ SLEDAI≥6, w/ sensory, motor & neuropathic pain, BL, lower > upper limbs https://t.co/ugQwmUQtSa
06 Nov 2017 Social RT @WShergy: To do a Temporal Artery Biopsy or not. Imaging studies are quite interesting. From the GCA session. https://t.co/gx4plnFsPa
30 Dec 2017 Social RT @lupuscyclopedia: Check out my book - 'The Lupus Encyclopedia: A Comprehensive Guide for Patients and Families (A ...' - on #BookBuzz -…
01 Mar 2016 Social Review of Head & Neck imaging in GPA: sinonasal, airway, orbital, skull base, intracranial, temporal bone, auditory https://t.co/H7qswJtP4U
05 Dec 2016 Social Catastrophic antiphospholipid registry:500 pts, 30% SLE, death in 37%; renal 73%, lung 60%, half w/ CNS, heart, skin https://t.co/3fWqYlLZ4p
14 Apr 2017 Social Anabasum is a oral endocannabinoid-mimetic binds to CB2 receptor, will enter a phase III trial in Systemic sclerosis https://t.co/2qeDOA32bT
23 Jul 2015 Social Apremilast useful in lupus? 8pt open label trial in discoid LE showed significant skin improvement @ 85d (by CLASI) http://t.co/v7iCv5H7zq
20 Jul 2017 Social RT @DrPetryna: Presence of germinal centers on labial gland biopsy in SjS is not asssociated with risk of MALToma https://t.co/sXOnsGIBxn @…
27 May 2018 Social RheumNow Wk in Review is up-- Hot news on CIRT, OP, MPO & what SLE will and wont do. Checkout podcast on iTUnes or here https://t.co/0vxHMCOfHD
23 Jan 2018 Social Among 286 SLE from the NHS, 42% were dsDNA+ at diagnosis. Current smokers were more likely to be dsDNA+ (HR 1.86) & >10 Pk-yr hx had elevated dsDNA+ SLE risk (HR 1.60) https://t.co/0RSI7r3zWP
16 Sep 2019 Social Despite several Vitamin D intervention RCTs in SLE failing; a metanalysis shows Vit D levels low in SLE, esp if SLEDAI >10. Deficiency of Vit D incr SLE risk (OR=4.37) and Vit D levels were inversely correlated with SLEDAI (correlation coefficien = −0.50) https://t.co/M39lzISw09