Proponents of treat to target in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) have all agreed that "remission" should be the goal, but defining remission may be tricky in SLE. A SLE Definitions Of Remission (DORIS)Task Force was convened in 2015 and first published their work in 2016. Now the 2021Read Article
Giant cell arteritis is associated with significant treatment related morbidity due to the dependence on glucocorticoids as a treatment option. After sixty years of therapeutic stagnation, these are exciting times in the management of GCA. At this year's ACR Convergence meeting, encouraging dataRead Article
The GLORIA study (ABST# 1678) was a pragmatic, blinded placebo-controlled randomized trial from Dr. Martin Boers and colleagues where they assessed whether prednisolone (vs. placebo) use would alter clinical outcomes over 2 years.
A total of 451 elder patients with established RARead Article
The ACR 2021 meeting has concluded. Dr. Jack Cush recounts a few more great abstracts from this past week’s virtual meeting.Read Article
Macrophage activation syndrome (MAS) is a term commonly used by rheumatologists to describe a potentially life-threatening complication of systemic inflammatory disorders, most commonly occurring in people with systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis (sJIA) and systemic lupus erythematosus (Read Article