Wednesday, 16 Jan 2019

Autoimmune/Lupus

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26 Jul 2018 News Latin American Clinical Practice Guidelines for Lupus
23 Jul 2018 News Predicting Autoimmune Progression in ANA+ Patients
23 Jul 2018 Social Among 147 SLE patients from Denmark, half (74) had lupus nephritis (LN). LN pts with reduced renal function (<70cc/min) were 6 times more likely to have coronary artery calcifications and carotid plaque. https://t.co/jT1ovQiniu
22 Jul 2018 Social Prevalence of Lupus has increased over 16 yrs; Canadian adminstrative claims data shows lupus 6x more common in women than men. From 2000–2015 incidence 4.43 per 100K population. 2015 prevalence was 90 per 100,000 https://t.co/BV3WhbGISd
21 Jul 2018 Social RT @Lupusdoc: Taking us another step towards having new drugs to treat #lupus; this is exciting news for patients @Kellgrencentre @Manchest…
20 Jul 2018 Social Lancet article - Baricitinib 4 mg (not 2mg) shown to be effective in SLE. After 24 weeks SLEDAI-2K responses were Bari 4 mg 67% vs 53% PB0. https://t.co/KWqMJcDHF2
20 Jul 2018 News Baricitinib Effective in SLE Trial
19 Jul 2018 Social Prevalence of Lupus has increased over last 16 yrs; Canadian adminstrative claims data shows lupus 6x more common in women than men. From 2000–2015 incidence 4.43 per 100,000 population. The 2015 prevalence was 90 per 100,000 https://t.co/BV3WhbGISd
18 Jul 2018 Social Retrospective study of 142 SLE pts w/ 173 hospitalizations; SLE infection rate = 50.7% (mostly lung). Indep risk factors include Hi/Low WBC, High CRP, low C4, and length of hospitalization https://t.co/cSbY3qOJzQ
12 Jul 2018 News Nailfold Capillary Density Predicts Dermatomyositis Lung Involvement
12 Jul 2018 Social Metanalysis shows autoimmune Dz significantly co-associated with psychosis (OR 1.26) - positive assoc w/ pernicious anemia (1.91), pemphigoid (1.90), psoriasis (1.70), celiac (1.53) & Graves Dz (1.33); but neg assoc for AS (0.72) & RA (0.65) https://t.co/YiX6tkfEUz
11 Jul 2018 Social House Passes Bill to Provide $5 Million (thru the Dept of Defense) for the Lupus Research Program https://t.co/kwGHE9MtIA
10 Jul 2018 News Systemic Sclerosis: More Common than Expected
06 Jul 2018 Blog Best of 2017: Across the Table: Cush & Erkan on Antiphospholipid Syndrome
05 Jul 2018 News Best of 2017: Death Rates from Lupus Remain Disproportionately High
05 Jul 2018 Social Metanalysis of lupus & Rx adherence shows 43-75%, of patients are non-adherent, & 1/3 stop theray after 5 yrs. https://t.co/evXqEUxx3o
04 Jul 2018 Social Dr Michelle Petri on the many benefits of plaquenil. But SLE Pts only 50% compliant with. hCQ. #APLAR2017 https://t.co/oAAlHySonq
03 Jul 2018 News Best of 2017: Are ANA Tests Unreliable?
26 Jun 2018 Social HCQ use in Lupus associated with 32% lower risk of all cause mortality at 1 yr. (a Taiwan claims data study of 2287 #SLE patients either on or off plaquenil) https://t.co/qt4nFcYCQw
22 Jun 2018 Social RT @Lupus_SM: Curious to find out how Immunosuppressant use and hospitalisation pattern for #SLE have evolved between 2005 and 2013? Find o…