Author | Rheumatology Network Editorial Staff

Articles

Diabetes More Common in PsA Than RA

August 06, 2020

Rheumatoid arthritis

Article

Researchers writing in Arthritis Care and Research this week report that rheumatoid arthritis patients actually have a lower rate of type 2 diabetes than people without RA or patients with hypertension, osteoarthritis and psoriatic arthritis.

Tracing Gout Flares With Activity Trackers

August 06, 2020

Article

Wearable activity trackers are designed to monitor an individual's movement to achieve fitness goals, but researchers find they may have use in tracking gout flares.

Podcast: Are your patients well verse on vitamin D intake?

August 03, 2020

Podcast

Managing vitamin D levels may not be as straightforward as it would seem. There are factors that should be considered that are not often communicated to patients. In today's edition of Overdrive, the Rheumatology Network podcast, we talk with Dr. Suzanne Jan de Beur of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She serves as director of endocrinology at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center and president-elect of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research.

Podcast: Overdrive From Rheumatology Network with Dr. Jeffrey Sparks

August 02, 2020

Podcast

In today's issue of Overdrive, a podcast from Rheumatology Network, we talk with Dr. Jeffrey Sparks, a rheumatologist with Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston who recently addressed the importance of an interdisciplinary and individualized approach in treating rheumatic disease patients who have Interstitial lung disease, a condition that can lead to worsen morbidity and mortality. Learn more in this interview.