Lauren Gelman: What is CreakyJoints?

April 16, 2021

As a part of our partnership with CreakyJoints, Rheumatology Network sat down with Lauren Gelman, Director of Editorial Services, for the Global Healthy Living Foundation. CreakyJoints is a support, education, advocacy, and research organization for people living with arthritis and rheumatic disease.

Daniel J. Lovell, MD, MPH: Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis

April 05, 2021

This week, Rheumatology Network sat down with Daniel J. Lovell, MD, MPH, to discuss his study, “Prevalence of autoimmune diseases and other associated conditions in children and young adults with juvenile idiopathic arthritis.”

Fatigue in Patients With Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Linked to Anxiety and Depression

April 01, 2021

While some patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) find it beneficial to receive anti-inflammatory therapy to treat their fatigue, there is increasingly more evidence that chronic diseases increase risk of psychiatric disorders, such as anxiety and depression, which need to be treated differently.

Tofacitinib Does Not Increase Risk of Venous Thromboembolism in Patients With RA

March 31, 2021

Recently, a link between venous thromboembolism (VTE) and Janus Kinase (JAK) inhibitors has emerged, causing the FDA to recommend a black box label for tofacitinib in 2019. New research, however, suggests that tofacitinib had similarly infrequent cases of VTE (

CreakyJoints Saves and Renames John Whelton Arthur Virshup CreakyJoints South Florida Arthritis Clinic

March 26, 2021

This week, Rheumatology Network interviewed Michael C. Schweitz, MD, to discuss the recent press release published by CreakyJoints that announced their partnership with the John Whelton Arthur Virshup CreakyJoints South Florida Arthritis Clinic.