Monday, 26 Aug 2019

RA/Inflammatory arthritis

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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. https://t.co/ONf1jgFJYL
06 Mar 2019 Social From CreakyJoints- 20 Things pts wish their Rheums Knew: 1 Fix the Vocab, 2 Dont rush me, 3 Dont sugarcoat, 4 Realistic diet, 5 Listen to me, 6 Dont judge me, 7 Flares last longer than you think, 8 Do a mental check up; AND MORE https://t.co/TuKIn86RNv
05 Mar 2019 ACR Video QD Clinic - When it’s not Rheumatoid Arthritis
04 Mar 2019 Social QD Clinic from RheumNow - what to think and expect with Pregnancy and Dermatomyositis https://t.co/Fq6at8bP1i
04 Mar 2019 Social Differential Dx of Parotitis - Infection,Mumps, HIV, Sjogrens, Sarcoidosis, Lymphoma, juvenile recurrent parotitis, drugs (l-asparaginase, clozapine, and phenylbutazone)
03 Mar 2019 Social QD Clinic - Rheumatoid Cachexia | RheumNow -80 lb weight loss in RA https://t.co/mFNlqWND8o
01 Mar 2019 Social Rock Star Peter Frampton (Frampton Comes Alive 1976) recently revealed he has Inclusion Body Myositis. Diagnosed 4 yrs ago when he noted weakness in his arms. Now on a big tour to raise funds for the Peter Frampton Myositis Research Fund at Johns Hopkins https://t.co/w1y9JO87K9
28 Feb 2019 ACR Video QD Clinic - Rheumatoid Cachexia
28 Feb 2019 Social Population cross sectional study from Israel analyzed 11,782 RA pts and 57,973 controls. Thyroid disease was increased in RA patients vs controls (16.0% v 11.7%, p < 0.001 HypoT4; OR = 1.42, 95% CI 1.34–1.50) and hyperthyroidism (OR = 1.26). https://t.co/f3UAeLOBGb
27 Feb 2019 Social Key features in distinguishing Adult onset Stills disease from Fever of unknown origin: Arthralgia, rash, sore throat, neutrophilia, ferritin >5xULN, LDH based on comparison study of 69 AOSD & 87 FUO pts. 3 or more fever peaks daily makes AOSD less likely. https://t.co/49X4GGludn
26 Feb 2019 Social Nurses Health Study had 1528 incident #RA cases. Current smoking increased risk of seropositive (not Seronegative) RA (HR 1.47). Smoking cessation >10, >20, >30 yrs ago assoc w/ decreasing risk of seropos. RA, but risk still remains > 30 yrs (HR 1.30) https://t.co/1CsIcXtJ1I
26 Feb 2019 News Does Smoking Cessation Reduce RA Risk?
21 Feb 2019 ACR Video QD Clinic - Change in DMARD or Not
21 Feb 2019 Social QD Clinic - The NP Says the Patient is Flaring | RA patient is Flaring with interruption of Abatacept; the NP want to know what to do. https://t.co/IVhbWwjWrS
20 Feb 2019 Social Swedish Population study shows a 2 fold higher mortality in patients with RA and MSK (SMR 2.2 & 1.5) patients with < 9 years of education compared with those with > 12 years of education. https://t.co/bjil9FAe4I
19 Feb 2019 Slide of the day Dealing with Comorbidities
19 Feb 2019 News Remission Unlikely in RA
19 Feb 2019 Social A prospective clinical registry examined 1,520 deaths among 12,679 RA participants (80,502 PYs). Mortality was strongly associated with Obesity BMI >30 kg/m2; at age 30 HR: 2.00 (1.65,2.42) p<0.001]. https://t.co/T2VIJgdO0F
18 Feb 2019 Social Finnish population study of 4180 JIA patients shows JIA mortality not increased (0.6%) vs Nl population. Mmean age at death 20.3 yrs; Most common JIA cause was accidents, vs. suicide in controls. JIA pts had less substance abuse and depression https://t.co/9WiJJPxChR
18 Feb 2019 Social Listen to the speakers from last weeks RWCS 2019 Podcast from Maui- https://t.co/hA1A0CHCz0