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Rheumatologists Underestimate the Patients Ability to Work
...o work and need for lifestyle modifications. The rheumatologists
consistently rated their rheumatoid arthritis pati...ssessment Questionnaire-Disability Index (HAQ-DI), rheumatologists
evaluated 223 patients during their regularly scheduled visits to the USF Rheumatology Clinics and J...
Low-Dose Steroids Reduce Joint Damage From Rheumatoid Arthritis
...Until now, concerns about side effects caused most rheumatologists
to “put people on the lowest possible dose of steroids and get them off it as soon as possible,” said Scott Zashin, M.D., of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. “Now, we have to give steroids a little more respect.” The review appe...
Study Examines Link Between Rheumatoid Arthritis and Chronic Lung Diseases
...llow-up appointment. Two pulmonologists and two rheumatologists
also studied the subjects’ records for evidence of chronic lung disease. Using a list of strict diagnosis criteria, individual physician’s diagnoses, pulmonary function testing results, X-rays and biopsy findings, they estimated the cumulative incide...
Campaign For Arthritis Awareness Launched In Scotland
...hat was conducted that on taking into account time rheumatologists
also contributed to general medicine, there was the equivalent of almost 30 full-time consultant specialists in other parts of UK.Dr Malcolm Steven, president of the society, said, “This is less than half the provision recommended by the British Soci...
Low Carbohydrate Diet Packs No Bone Loss
A three-month study by rheumatologists
at the University of South Florida stated that a restricted low-carbohydrate diet doesn’t increase the bone loss// for adults, who follows an Adkins diet prescribed for weight loss and it was published in the online issue of the journal Osteoporosis ...
Acupunture relieves pain and improves function in knee Osteoarthritis
...al Medicine. The multi-site study team, including rheumatologists
and licensed acupuncturists, enrolled 570 patients, aged 50 or older with osteoarthritis of the knee. Participants had significant pain in their knee the month before joining the study, but had never experienced acupuncture, had not had knee surgery ...