American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting

Healio brings you the highlights from the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from ACR, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

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VIDEO: Loading dose of secukinumab affects outcomes in PsA

January 11, 2018
Secukinumab may be an effective treatment for patients with psoriatic arthritis, according to findings presented at the American College of…
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VIDEO: Therapeutic targets for spondyloarthropathies include IL-17, JAK

January 10, 2018
One of the hottest topics at the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting was new data on therapeutic targets in the treatment of…
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VIDEO: Arthritis Foundation strives to 'revolutionize care' through patient engagement

January 10, 2018
SAN DIEGO — At the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting, Guy Eakin, PhD, and Suzanne Schrandt, JD, highlighted recent Arthritis…
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Guest commentary: Obesity has ‘complex’ effect on disease outcomes in axial spondyloarthropathy

December 20, 2017
In this guest commentary, Vivian P. Bykerk, BSc, MD, FRCPC, discusses the relationship between obesity and disease outcomes in axial
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Obesity may contribute to worse disease outcomes in axial spondyloarthropathy

December 20, 2017
SAN DIEGO – High BMI may be an independent predictor of worse disease outcomes and increased comorbidity among patients with axial…
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Sarilumab plus DMARDs reduces fasting glucose, HbA1c in RA patients with diabetes

December 7, 2017
SAN DIEGO — Use of the IL-6 inhibitor sarilumab with disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs appears to reduce fasting glucose and HbA1c in RA…
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ACR, National Psoriasis Foundation release draft clinical guideline for psoriatic arthritis

December 7, 2017
SAN DIEGO — The American College of Rheumatology and the National Psoriasis Foundation have presented draft recommendations to be included in…
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Sprifermin may be effective in treatment of osteoarthritis

December 6, 2017
SAN DIEGO — The structural benefits of sprifermin, a novel recombinant human fibroblast growth factor 18, suggest it may be effective for the…
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VIDEO: Less than 50% of patients treated with allopurinol reach uric acid target

December 5, 2017
SAN DIEGO — At the American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting, Machelle Manuel, PhD, vice president of medical scientific affairs at
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VIDEO: Spondyloarthropathies may increase likelihood of DVT, PE

December 5, 2017
SAN DIEGO – Patients with spondyloarthropathies appear to be at higher risk for deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism, according to…

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American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting

October 21, 2018 - October 24, 2018

  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
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