Friday, 15 Nov 2019

RA/Inflammatory arthritis

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15 Jan 2017 Social RT @ArthritisRes: Calprotectin potential marker for evaluating inflammation and responsiveness in patients with RA on bDMARD treatment http…
11 Sep 2017 Social Secreted Protein Acidic & Rich in Cysteine (SPARC) maybe a biomarkers - elevated in all forms scleroderma,but not DM
20 Aug 2019 Social Telemedicine study of 122 #RA patients in the Alaska Tribal Health System shows that video telemedicine was more in pts with higher disease activity, positive views of telemedicine, and whose physicians used telemedicine more often.
06 Nov 2017 Social RT @DrRachelTate: Close adherence to Mediterranean diet decreases risk of developing seropositive RA. #ACR17 @RheumNow #1403…
09 Apr 2018 Social Abbvie announces results of its JAK inhibitor upadacitinib ouperforming adalimumab with ACR20 71%, ACR50 of 45%, 29 DAS remission, LDAS 45% at week 12
28 Oct 2015 Social In #RA, sSerum Adenosine deaminase (enzyme of purine metabolism) is an inflammatory biomarker, comparable to CRP.
21 Jul 2015 Social New onset JIA pts shown to have increased carotid IMT and MPO levels early in the disease; likely to incr CV risk
10 Jan 2018 Social Checkout Dr. Kathryn Dao's #ACR17 video on early RA presentations from ACR 2017 in San Diego.
14 Jun 2018 Social RT @Janetbirdope: Tocilizumab = TNFI risk for CV events. Data from Marketscan and Medicare compared RA pts on each class and substudy showe…
19 May 2017 Social Worldwide #RA prevalence in low-middle income countries increased 2000 to 2010 (3.16 mill males, 14.87 mill females)
14 Mar 2017 Social CORRONA proves a "Window of Opportunity" - shorter Dz duration (<2yrs) assoc w/ greater ΔCDAI & LDA w/ abatacept Rx
18 Jul 2016 Social Adherence to T2T in 198 early RA pts had no effect on xrays or 12 mos DAS, but signif improved DAS & function @3yrs
27 Sep 2016 Social Rates of Septic arthritis increased 43% in UK (5.5-->7.8/100k) over last 15yrs, especially in elderly >75.
09 Mar 2016 Social Nurses health study shows more smokers in women w/ PTSD and >4 PTSD sxs assoc w/ more RA (regardless of smoking)
07 Mar 2019 Social The PARA study shows among 249 pregnancies (2002-2008), breastfeading was less in RA - at 4-6, 12 & 26 wks postpartum 43%, 26% and 9% of the RA breastfed (vs 63%, 46% & 41% in controls). Many patients D/C breastfeeding so they could start medication.
17 Jun 2019 Social RT @Janetbirdope: Can implanting vagal nerve stimulator in tough to treat RA pts work? Could theoretically decrease TNF. Small RCT. Maybe.…
13 Feb 2019 Social Dr Paul Emery at RWCS. RA without xray erosions- 45% have ultrasound erosions #RWCS2019
21 Jun 2015 Social Varicella Zoster Virus Commonly Found in Giant Cell Artery Biopsies | RheumNow - Rheumatology News & Information
12 Nov 2015 Social Dr Dan Lovell speaks abatacept in JIA on video at RheumNow. Live from #ACR15
20 Jul 2017 Social Mucosal immunity seen in at-risk RA (preclinical) people w/ IgA producing plasmablasts 39% than RA & controls(1%,9%)