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Articles By Jeffrey Sparks


Respiratory Burden of RA

13 September 2023

Lung complications in RA remain a major issue, termed the “respiratory burden of RA.” Respiratory mortality is one of the leading causes of death for people with RA, particularly those with seropositive RA.

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Rheumatoid arthritis and lung disease in the spotlight at #ACR20

17 November 2020

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) has long been established to have pulmonary manifestations such as interstitial lung disease (ILD), and several research groups are pursuing this respiratory burden of RA at #ACR20. 

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Answering questions on how COVID-19 affects rheumatic patients

10 November 2020

As we inch closer to a possible vaccine for COVID-19, we are finally filling in the details on how the pandemic is affecting every aspect of our patient’s lives.

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