Congress of Clinical Rheumatology Annual Meeting

Healio brings you the highlights from Congress of Clinical Rheumatology annual meeting, and the accompanying North American Young Rheumatology Investigator Forum. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from CCR, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.
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Patients not receiving needed treatments a 'crisis in osteoporosis'

June 5, 2019
DESTIN, Fla. — Although there are many medications that can reduce the risk for, and the burden of, osteoporotic fractures, most of those drugs…
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Many patients with RA unsatisfied with disease state

June 4, 2019
DESTIN, Fla. — Although patients with rheumatoid arthritis generally report satisfaction with their treatment, many remain “absolutely…
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Therapeutics progress allow rheumatologists to 'optimally' treat osteoporosis

June 3, 2019
DESTIN, Fla. — Although new advances in osteoporosis treatment have been effective in improving bone density and reducing fracture risk, the…
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Felty's syndrome complicates T-cell large granular lymphocyte leukemia in RA

May 29, 2019
DESTIN, Fla. — The classical findings of the rare condition Felty’s syndrome, which include rheumatoid arthritis, splenomegaly and…
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Patients with suspected GPA should be assessed for cardiac involvement

May 28, 2019
DESTIN, Fla. — It is important for rheumatologists to assess for possible cardiac manifestations among patients with suspected granulomatosis…
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Despite advances, patients with PsA still have unmet needs

May 14, 2019
DESTIN, Fla. — Despite a recent explosion of new and emerging medications, patients with psoriatic arthritis still have many unmet needs…
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Microbiome may contribute to all immune-related disease

May 13, 2019
DESTIN, Fla. — Multiple human and rodent studies suggest that the gut microbiome likely contributes to all diseases caused by a dysregulation…
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Interstitial pneumonia may be new category of undifferentiated connective tissue disease

May 10, 2019
DESTIN, Fla. — Interstitial pneumonia with autoimmune features may potentially be the newest category of undifferentiated connective tissue…
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Repeat serologies in RA after initial negative response may be needed

May 9, 2019
DESTIN, Fla. — Significantly higher than expected rates of patients with inflammatory arthritis, who were serologically negative for rheumatoid…
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Less than 30% of patients with SLE receive annual flu vaccines

May 8, 2019
DESTIN, Fla. — National and international vaccination recommendations for patients with systemic lupus erythematosus have been insufficiently…