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Day 1 (part one): ACR 2019 Podcast
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Day 1 (part two): ACR 2019 Podcast
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Day 4: ACR 2019 Podcast
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Day 3: ACR 2019 Podcast
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Day 2 (part two) ACR 2019 Podcast
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Day 2 (part one) 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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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…
High Dose Influenza Vaccine Under Age 65: Dr. David Liew

Dr. David Liew discusses abstract #2091 The High Dose Influenza Vaccine Increases Immune Protection in Both Adults and Elderly Seropositive RA Patients presented at the 2019 ACR/ARP annual meeting in Atlanta. 

#ACR19 Rheumatology RoundUp - Kavanaughs Picks: 2505 PsA prevention1366 Self Joint exams1120 Rheum burnout1310 OA Hx565 Enteropathic arthritis Re

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8 months 3 weeks ago

#ACR19 Rheumatology RoundUp - Kavanaughs Picks: 2505 PsA prevention 1366 Self Joint exams 1120 Rheum burnout 1310 OA Hx 565 Enteropathic arthritis Recs 1823 MRE dx of SI 2773 Machine learning 2772 Antiinflammatory diet in RA 1359 Synovial Bx

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Muscle Loss and Frailty in Rheumatic Disease
Paul Sufka, MD
“If exercise could be purchased in a pill, it would be the single most widely prescribed and beneficial medicine in the nation.” —Robert H. Butler, MD, first director of the National Institute on…
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Systemic JIA-associated Lung Disease
Jonathan Hausmann, MD
A disease you’ve never heard of is becoming increasingly common and carries a very poor prognosis.  For me, one of most important aspects of attending the ACR Annual Meeting is to learn about…
SJIA-associated ILD: Dr. Jonathan Hausmann

Dr. Hausmann describes a new inflammatory lung disease at the 2019 ACR/ARP annual meeting in Atlanta. 

RT @Janetbirdope: Killed zoster vaccine was safe with no flare of RA and PsA We need to know if response was good. #ACR19 @RheumNow abst2…

Janet Pope Janetbirdope

8 months 3 weeks ago

Killed zoster vaccine was safe with no flare of RA and PsA We need to know if response was good. #ACR19 @RheumNow abst2093 https://t.co/xp2Ju5wZWK

Subcutaneous Biosimilar: Dr. Jonathan Kay

Dr. Kay highlights abstract #548 presented at the 2019 ACR/ARP annual meeting in Atlanta. 

RT @Janetbirdope: Tofacitinib works in Polyarticular JIA. Maybe new hope for kids with JIA and benefits of oral medication #ACR #ACR19 #JIA…

Janet Pope Janetbirdope

8 months 3 weeks ago

Tofacitinib works in Polyarticular JIA. Maybe new hope for kids with JIA and benefits of oral medication #ACR #ACR19 #JIA @RheumNow L23.

RT @Janetbirdope: Remission ever or sustained in RA is same on triple DMARDs Therapy bs biological Rx. From Swedish register. ?channeling b…

Janet Pope Janetbirdope

8 months 3 weeks ago

Remission ever or sustained in RA is same on triple DMARDs Therapy bs biological Rx. From Swedish register. ?channeling bias ?differential access? Either way this supports triple therapy use as impt in RA #ACR #ACR19 @RheumNow Abstract 2908 https://t.co/T8fRPr5a2A

RT @Janetbirdope: Infections In out patients are increased as measured by antimicromial scripts with RA and TNFi use comparing popn control…

Janet Pope Janetbirdope

8 months 3 weeks ago

Infections In out patients are increased as measured by antimicromial scripts with RA and TNFi use comparing popn controls and pre and post RA TNFi use in pan Iceland registry #ACR19 #ACR @RheumNow abstr 2873. Higher than controls pre &even more after TNFi https://t.co/SlkIPP9WsJ

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