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Dr. Dao talks with Dr. Gwenesta Melton about Women in Rheumatology Dr. Dao interviews Dr. Melton about Women in Rheumatology
Social Media Professionalism: Dr. Michael Putman and Dr. Jilaine Bolek Berquist Dr. Michael Putman talks with Dr. Jilaine Bolek Berquist about her talk on tweets and trolls in social media at the 2019 ACR/ARP annual meeting in Atlanta.
Legislative Update: Dr. Rachel Tate Dr. Rachel Tate summarizes a legislative update session presented at the 2019 ACR/ARP annual meeting in Atlanta.
CONTACT trial compared colchicine 0.5 mg tid vs naproxen 250 mg tid in treating 399 patients with acute #gout. Both drugs equally controlled patient

Dr. John Cush RheumNow

11 months 3 weeks ago
CONTACT trial compared colchicine 0.5 mg tid vs naproxen 250 mg tid in treating 399 patients with acute #gout. Both drugs equally controlled patient pain, but colchicine had more diarrhea (46% vs 20%) and headache (20.5% vs 10.7%) in first 7 days. https://t.co/APVz98RcBO
RA pts have a high prevalence of osteoporosis (OP-34%) & vertebral osteoporotic Fx (VOPF-20%). OP risk with Older age, female sex, lower BMI, high

Dr. John Cush RheumNow

11 months 3 weeks ago
RA pts have a high prevalence of osteoporosis (OP-34%) & vertebral osteoporotic Fx (VOPF-20%). OP risk with Older age, female sex, lower BMI, higher Dz activity & severity. VOPF risk driven by older age & higher GC daily dose. https://t.co/BbSmUHPrHf
NEJM: 77 yoF with Calcinosis & Systemic Sclerosis. 2-yr Hx of painful swelling of her fingertips. Skin findings of SSc, capillaroscopy shows dropo

Dr. John Cush RheumNow

11 months 3 weeks ago
NEJM: 77 yoF with Calcinosis & Systemic Sclerosis. 2-yr Hx of painful swelling of her fingertips. Skin findings of SSc, capillaroscopy shows dropout, disorganization & enlarged capillaries. Xrays showed calcifications - pt referred for surgical excision https://t.co/DKnTyp69eI
Study of ANA+ people without lupus or CTD shows that fatigue does not increase odds of having lupus or CTD. 1/3 of ANA referrals had FM and fatigue w

Dr. John Cush RheumNow

11 months 3 weeks ago
Study of ANA+ people without lupus or CTD shows that fatigue does not increase odds of having lupus or CTD. 1/3 of ANA referrals had FM and fatigue was correlated with widespread pain. https://t.co/g8NqHzLngw
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