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Day 4: ACR 2019 Podcast
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Day 3: ACR 2019 Podcast
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RheumNow Podcast – ACR 2019  Round Up (11.15.19)
Dr. Jack Cush presents his favorite abstracts and presentations from Rheumatology Round Up and ACR 2019.
  • #1223 ALLN-346 a urate degrading enzyme in a pig model of gout
  • #L06 Emapalumab for treating MAS in systemic JIA patients
  • #1890 and 2357 Methotrexate Safety from CIRT
  • #1240 Anakinra in acute gout – anaGO study
  • #2292, #2279 When to withdraw biologics in RA patients who become pregnant
  • #633, #631 Delays in referral of LBP
  • #196 VTE risk and future ASCVD risk
  • #2566 Polypharmacy
  • #860 EMBRACE – Belimumab in Blacks
ACR Posters
ACR 2019 - Report from Day 3 (Tuesday)
Jack Cush, MD
Here's my summary of key studies presented Tuesday.  Tofacitinib in Polyarticular JIA Abstract L22. Dr. Hermine Brunner presented the results of a phase 3 trial of tofacitinib (Tofa) in children…
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Hepatitis C-related cryoglobulinemic vasculitis 
David Liew, MD
Flares of vasculitis can still be a problem after hepatitis C-related cryoglobulinemic vasculitis patients are cured of their hepatitis C by direct-acting antivirals, as demonstrated by data from…
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Herpes Zoster Vaccine Update
Cassandra Calabrese, DO
Shingrix (GSK), the herpes zoster subunit vaccine (a two-shot series), was approved by the FDA in Fall 2018 and is currently approved for use in adults 50 years and older. Shingrix has replaced the…
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Autoinflammatory Diseases at the ACR Annual Meeting
Jonathan Hausmann, MD
It has been a wonderful year for autoinflammatory diseases at the ACR Annual Meeting. I attended my first ACR Annual Meeting in 2011 in Chicago. In that meeting, there were 29 abstracts on…
Lupus Pearls: Dr. Kathryn Dao

Dr. Dao reviews several lupus pearls delivered by Dr. Michelle Petri at the 2019 ACR/ARP annual meeting in Atlanta. 

TULIP Trials in Lupus: Dr. Mike Putman

Dr. Putman discusses abstracts # L17 and 1763 presented at the 2019 ACR/ARP annual meeting in Atlanta. 

RT @Janetbirdope: Should we measure vit D in all pregnant women with SLE? As in general population low vitamin D increased miscarriage and…

Janet Pope Janetbirdope

8 months 3 weeks ago

Should we measure vit D in all pregnant women with SLE? As in general population low vitamin D increased miscarriage and preterm births. Weird as so did high vitamin D. Abstr 2531 #ACR #ACR19 @RheumNow #SLE #sle https://t.co/Mwb3WoCyBA

Dr. Janet Pope: Drug Levels Associated with Lupus Flares

Dr. Pope discusses abstract #2567 Prospective Evaluation of American Academy of Ophthalmology Low Dose Hydroxychloroquine Recommendation in Stable Lupus Nephritis with High-Risk Retinopathy: Lipid Profile and Flare Rates presented at the 2019 ACR/ARP annual meeting in Atlanta. 

RT @Janetbirdope: SLE uncommonly has ILD in clinical practice. 2% had ILD usually mild and non progressive abstr 1563 #ACR #ACR19 @RheumNow…

Janet Pope Janetbirdope

8 months 3 weeks ago

SLE uncommonly has ILD in clinical practice. 2% had ILD usually mild and non progressive abstr 1563 #ACR #ACR19 @RheumNow #SLE https://t.co/CWgdfEQZ27

RT @Janetbirdope: Prednisone is associated with organ damage in SLE. Chicken or egg argument? Bad lupus gets more steroids and more damage…

Janet Pope Janetbirdope

8 months 3 weeks ago

Prednisone is associated with organ damage in SLE. Chicken or egg argument? Bad lupus gets more steroids and more damage AND steroids independently increase CV events and other damage ex OP and cataracts #ACR19 @RheumNow abstr 2562 #SLE https://t.co/onEII3OKhS

RT @Janetbirdope: Are urine metabolomics able to differentiate between healthy controls (HC), RA, SLE, & SpA? Small study of prevalent pts…

Janet Pope Janetbirdope

8 months 3 weeks ago

Are urine metabolomics able to differentiate between healthy controls (HC), RA, SLE, & SpA? Small study of prevalent pts showed SLE and RA metabolomics v diff from controls and SpA. Don't know if diff early or pre clinical disease #ACR19 @RheumNow abstr 2127 https://t.co/mBh5nxRcqk

RT @drdavidliew: We know ovarian insuff with cyclophosphamide is dose-related, but in SLE data from @EmoryUniversity @emoryhealthcare the a…

David Liew drdavidliew

8 months 3 weeks ago

We know ovarian insuff with cyclophosphamide is dose-related, but in SLE data from @EmoryUniversity @emoryhealthcare the absolute numerical diff between success & failure is tighter than I imagined. Other factors at play? Also: time heals some wounds... #ACR19 ABST2293 @RheumNow https://t.co/wI3S4ljjOJ

RT @_connectedcare: Upadacitinib in AS
Nice to the rapid response
#ACR19 @rheumnow Abst2728 https://t.co/woAZbdb5QY

Dr Irwin Lim _connectedcare

8 months 3 weeks ago
Upadacitinib in AS Nice to the rapid response #ACR19 @rheumnow Abst2728 https://t.co/woAZbdb5QY
RT @hausmannMD: 25% of SLE and RA patients at this academic practice were receiving HCQ above recommended doses, by @SkorupaTara & @RobShme…

Jonathan Hausmann MD hausmannMD

8 months 4 weeks ago

25% of SLE and RA patients at this academic practice were receiving HCQ above recommended doses, by @SkorupaTara & @RobShmerling #ACR19 @rheumnow #Abstr #ACRBest https://t.co/pq379l9ZPH

RT @Janetbirdope: SLE has high work disability. Interestingly work disability was not high in some organ systems such as renal but mild GN…

Janet Pope Janetbirdope

8 months 4 weeks ago

SLE has high work disability. Interestingly work disability was not high in some organ systems such as renal but mild GN or CRF may not be symptomatic. Fibromyalgia, low education, low SED and older age increase work disability ACR219 @RheumNow abstr 1578 https://t.co/DdHgluRPIV

Primer in Comorbidities in Lupus: Dr. Janet Pope

Dr. Pope abstract #607 and abstract #641 that were presented at the 2019 ACR/ARP annual meeting in Atlanta. 

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