Linda Peckel

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Examining the Effects of Weight Loss in Patients With Knee OA, Obesity

Examining the Effects of Weight Loss in Patients With Knee OA, Obesity

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Weight loss in patients who are overweight or obese may improve symptoms through pathologic mechanisms in addition to reduction of joint burden.

Undifferentiated Arthritis: Identifying Candidates for Early Treatment to Prevent Progression to RA

Undifferentiated Arthritis: Identifying Candidates for Early Treatment to Prevent Progression to RA

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Given the substantial overlap with RA, emerging theories suggest that undifferentiated arthritis represents a unique window of opportunity to intervene in the pathology of RA before it becomes established.

Exploring the Clinical Implications of Cannabinoid Use in Rheumatoid Arthritis

Exploring the Clinical Implications of Cannabinoid Use in Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Preliminary evidence has found an association between the cannabinoid system and other rheumatic conditions, but the studies have not provided conclusive results that could drive recommendations.

Examining the Obesity Paradox in Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis

Examining the Obesity Paradox in Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis

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Obesity has a substantial effect on general health parameters, but its role in rheumatoid arthritis is much more complex.

Clinician Roundtable: Improving Quality of Life in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

Clinician Roundtable: Improving Quality of Life in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

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Quality of life measurements capture unique information about systemic lupus erythematosus that are not included in disease activity or damage evaluations.

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