Wednesday, 22 May 2019

Autoimmune/Lupus

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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…
22 Jun 2018 News Abatacept Misses in Lupus Nephritis
20 Jun 2018 ACR Video Dr. Janet Pope at EULAR 2018 on Choosing ANA's Wisely
20 Jun 2018 ACR Video Dr. Len Calabrese - EULAR 2018 Vasculitis Update on C5a Receptor Inhibitor