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Undifferentiated Autoinflammatory Syndrome Called VEXAS

Nov 24, 2020

Saturday's session on autoinflammatory syndromes featured Dr. Dan Kastner addressing - The Adult with Undifferentiated Autoinflammatory Disease.

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”Somatic mutation (in UBA1) may account for a significant fraction of adult-onset inflammatory disease” says Dr. Dan Kastner. Have you seen VEXAS in your clinic? #ACR20

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Nov 09, 2020
The RheumNow podcast on #ACR20 Day 1 Part II is now available for download. Follow the link below to listen in or find us on Apple. https://t.co/W6EMQiF9Rf https://t.co/ZlFDiVgAKl
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Nov 07, 2020
Concise, educational and useful table by @ArleneBravoMD presented by Dr. Arthur Kavanaugh in his PsA clinical trials update. Beautiful organization of targeted therapy in multiple autoimmune diseases. Bedside to Bench. @RheumNow #ACR20 https://t.co/PIvvsQWs0J
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Nov 06, 2020
Listent to QD Clinics - A Podcast Weekly Compilation - Lessons from the clinic. Dr.

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Oct 25, 2020
QD Clinic - Triage Rheumatology - Lessons from the clinic. Dr. Jack Cush discusses What constitutes urgent, emergent and Patients you should see https://t.co/0mKvbB9Knv https://t.co/YYN7nOum9t
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Oct 22, 2020
Congratulations to Dr. Sherine Gabriel on being elected to the National Academy of Medicine - one of the highest honors in medicine. She is president and James A.

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Oct 21, 2020
#WomenInMedicine now that we have data from ⁦⁦@NEJM⁩ - how do we help institutions work with women to address these challenges together? https://t.co/kEyegOCfE3
Victoria Shanmugam VickiShanmugam ( View Tweet)
Oct 08, 2020
Rheums Win Big in 2021! According to the estimates from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), endocrinologists and rheumatologists are the big winners, at 17% and 16% projected increases, respectively https://t.co/I6etQZnFlv

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Sep 24, 2020
Doximity's 2020 State of Telemedicine report shows the top 10 specialties using telemedicine: 1. Endocrinology; 2. Rheumatology; 3. Gastroenterology, followed by Nephrology Cardiology GU Neurology Geriatrics Heme/onc Pulmonology https://t.co/J4Dt24ZlYg

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Sep 17, 2020
Dr Uma Mahadevan and colleagues have published guidelines for managing pregnancy in IBD patients. Rec coordinated care w/ maternal-fetal medicine subspecialist, GI doc, preconception planning, more on treatement https://t.co/oAFcGlOU2y

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Sep 10, 2020

Durability of Total Shoulder Arthoplasty

Aug 27, 2020

A systematic review of the outcomes of total shoulder replacements (TSR), humeral hemiarthroplasties, and reverse total shoulder replacements finds that approximately 90% of shoulder replacements last for longer than 10 years with good patient-reported outcomes.



This metanalysis

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Highlight of this morning's telephone clinic: Instead of the usual goodbye, patient says 🗨️You do a good job! This means a lot to all of us trying our best to look after patients in this trying times😊 Thank you for your kindness!😀

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Aug 17, 2020
NIH taps Dr. Lindsey Criswell as the New Director of the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases. She was the vice chancellor of research and a professor of rheumatology at UCSF. She begins in early 2021. Congrats!!

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Aug 07, 2020
Full read clinical practice guideline on obesity management from the Canadian Medical Assn Journal. https://t.co/YdbjtnBcST

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Aug 05, 2020

Lovastatin Fails to Lower CRP and Activity in RA

Aug 04, 2020

Ridker and colleagues have shown that statins (3-hydroxy-3-methylglutaryl coenzyme-A (HMG Co-A) reductase inhibitors) are effective at treating hyperlipidaemia and lowering C-reactive protein levels; Aranaow and colleagues have shown that lovastatin, when given to rheumatoid arthritis (RA)

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Virtual Video Joint Exam Pearl #5: The worst/most ineffective Virtual visits done with the Patient (or MD) driving in their CAR for the virtual visit!! Amazingly I have had a half dozen of these & requested the patient pull over so I could deliver a rheum Citation.

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Aug 04, 2020
The RheumNow Podcast is up - Top 13 Rheumatology Centers in the US; anakinra & colchicine in COVID, unload the loading dose, CB2 in Scleroderma.

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Aug 02, 2020
The only thing worse than bad covid research is a meta-analysis of bad covid research

Vinay Prasad VPrasadMDMPH ( View Tweet)

Jul 29, 2020
Important finding of marked lung fibrosis (scarring) after severe #COVID19 in 8 patients https://t.co/Akp6jVXmB9 @TheLancetInfDis (first complete pathologic description of this finding) https://t.co/QCuri3olgs
Eric Topol EricTopol ( View Tweet)
Jul 29, 2020
I have a rheumatology joke but it’s painful https://t.co/TUj1nY4JD4

Elizabeth Graef SituationRheum ( View Tweet)

Jul 29, 2020
Platelet Rich Plasma Versus Hyaluronic Acid in the Treatment of Knee Osteoarthritis: a Meta-Analysis of 26 randomized controlled trials #osteoarthritis #knee #PRP #HA metanalysis favours PRP! https://t.co/Z5Olucs3ku

Peter Nash drpnash ( View Tweet)

Jul 29, 2020
Analysis of administrative health data (1984‐2016) on 12984 #RA pts shows RA w/ psychiatric comorbidities (depression, anxiety, bipolar, schizophrenia) had more additive visits (10.9), hospitalizations, hospital days (3.6), more drugs (7.3) & FP visits https://t

Dr. John Cush RheumNow ( View Tweet)

Jul 29, 2020
Down syndrome-associated arthritis (DA) presents as a seronegative erosive polyarthritis. Besides an Avg 19-month delay in Dx, most are treated same as JIA but JIA agents are often poorly tolerated & less effective in DA.

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Jul 29, 2020
Full Read comprehensive overview of Cytokine Storm Syndrome in COVID-19. https://t.co/5hkzHG2zHy

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Jul 28, 2020
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