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Coverage from the

American College of Rheumatology (ACR) 2018 Annual Meeting

October 19 - 24, 2018; Chicago, Illinois

October 19 - 24, 2018 Chicago, Illinois
  • ACR 2018 Brisk Walking Delays Knee Replacement in Osteoarthritis Just 5 minutes a day of moderate to vigorous walking can lower the risk for total knee replacement by 16% over 5 years in patients with knee osteoarthritis, researchers report.
  • ACR 2018 First IgG4-related Disease Guidelines Presented There are now classification criteria for the highly treatable disease, which is often mistaken for pancreatic cancer, Sjögren's syndrome, and other diseases, with serious consequences.

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  • October 23 Daily Buzz at ACR 2018 Today at ACR 2018, a smaller-than-expected effect of bDMARDs in poor countries was reported, and art and rheumatology intersected to look into the future.
  • October 22 Daily Buzz at ACR 2018 A session on the treat-to-target goal in patients with rheumatoid arthritis and an abstract making the case that patients are not whiners and complainers made news today at the meeting.
  • October 21 Daily Buzz at ACR 2018 At the American College of Rheumatology annual meeting: Scientific trial results publish plus an opening lecture featuring a heartfelt patient story.
  • October 20 Daily Buzz at ACR 2018 Conference attendees have fired off nearly 950 tweets in the past 24 hours, and many specialists are talking about gout.

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