Dr. Chris Meccoli dives into some common questions related to the flu vaccine.
Victoria Ruffing, RN, BC-Rheum, explains the importance of taking the yearly flu vaccine, especially for those who have an autoimmune disease.
Victoria Ruffing, RN, BC-Rheum, Director of Nursing and Patient Education at the Johns Hopkins Arthritis Center walks through what to expect during your first infusion.
Dr. Clifton Bingham from the Johns Hopkins Arthritis Center shares a few tips on how to prepare for a hurricane or natural disaster if you have arthritis or an autoimmune disease.
A new type of therapy called Immunotherapy, is used to treat cancers. It’s been observed that Immunotherapy could lead to an over-activation of the immune system. In Rheumatology we’re seeing an increase in arthritis driven by this activation of the immune system. Dr. Cappelli discusses the questions she and her oncologist colleagues have about why this happens and how do we best evaluate and treat these patients.
There has been some speculation on whether or not biologic medications can increase a patient’s risk of getting cancer in the long run. Dr. Laura Cappelli from the Arthritis Center discusses these risks as well as the research studies behind them.
Vicky Ruffing, RN, walks us through how to inject Orencia ClickJect-Autoinjector.
Vicky Ruffing, RN, walks us through how to inject Simponi.
Vicky Ruffing, RN, walks us through how to inject Kevzara.