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Rheumatoid Arthritis Slideshows

Alcohol Use: Surveying Effects on the Body's Major Systems

The effects of alcohol on the body's systems are examined here, with both damaging and potentially protective effects being explored.

Ten Unusually Specific ICD-10 Codes

With nearly 70,000 ICD-10 diagnosis codes available to clinicians, things are bound to get interesting.

Role of Vitamin D in Rheumatoid Arthritis Pathogenesis

Increasing evidence indicates serum vitamin D levels and polymorphisms in enzymes involved in vitamin D metabolism can affect the risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis, influence disease activity and recurrence, and increase the risk of comorbidities, such as cardiovascular diseases

Mitigating Risk of Cardiovascular Disease in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Patients with rheumatoid arthritis have an increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD) and CVD-related mortality compared with the general population. Despite the growing recognition of CVD as a common complication of RA, many rheumatologists do not aggressively manage CV risk in patients with rheumatic disease.

Spondyloarthritis Slideshows

Alcohol Use: Surveying Effects on the Body's Major Systems

Alcohol Use: Surveying Effects on the Body's Major Systems

The effects of alcohol on the body's systems are examined here, with both damaging and potentially protective effects being explored. ...

Influence of the Microbiome in Spondyloarthritis

Influence of the Microbiome in Spondyloarthritis

While studies on the effect of the gut microbiome on spondyloarthritis are limited, new research and technology are poised to ...

Managing Pregnancy in Patients With Spondyloarthritis

Managing Pregnancy in Patients With Spondyloarthritis

Pregnancy is a major consideration in patients with spondyloarthritis, and family planning discussions should be undertaken in patients of reproductive ...

Addressing Psychological Comorbidities in Spondyloarthritis

Addressing Psychological Comorbidities in Spondyloarthritis

Patients with spondyloarthritis have been found to have a high prevalence of psychological comorbidities, including depression, anxiety, and sleep disturbances, ...

Revisiting Juvenile Spondyloarthritis

Revisiting Juvenile Spondyloarthritis

Although juvenile spondyloarthritis (JSpA) is clinically distinct from adult SpA, the assessment of JSpA is often based on criteria used ...

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