May 20, 2022
What is SAPHO? What does the ‘H’ stand for, again? This episode explores some basics about the condition and delves into the history of how this disease came to be.
Mar 16, 2022
Glucocorticoids can do a lot of harm over time. In this episode, John Stone, MD, MPH, walks us through the Glucocorticoid Toxicity Index (GTI), a validated tool to measure steroid toxicity over time that we’ll be seeing more of in the future.
Feb 11, 2022
In this episode, Cassandra Calabrese, DO, dual-boarded in infectious disease and rheumatology, walks us through when to suspect Bartonella (it’s not always a house cat!), how to diagnose and how to treat.
Dec 10, 2021
Is this episode clinically relevant? No. Is it important? I think so! The story of Bartonella features a cast of characters, including a medical student who died trying to understand the disease, as well as some scientists with some less than ethical experiments. Enjoy!
Nov 11, 2021
Bartonella is an important mimic of a variety of autoimmune diseases, and it can be subtle. This episode tackles the ways in which this strange organism can present to a rheumatologist.
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