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Healio Rheuminations

Jul 31, 2018

A young woman presents with migraine-like headaches, black spots in her vision and emotional lability. Think you know the diagnosis? You may be surprised – this medical mystery is not what it seems. In this episode, learn more about this rare diagnosis, and gain clinical insight from neurologist Devon Conway, MD, and...

Jul 10, 2018

Do you know which U.S. president had Addison’s disease? Or how rumors from WWII led to funding for research on cortisol? In this episode, take a trip down memory lane as we detail the history of steroids and the scientists whose work lead to the discovery of prednisone.

  • Intro :14
  • A query: What other disease is...

Jul 10, 2018

Biosimilars are a fascinating new category of medication and are quickly becoming part of the rheumatologist’s treatment armamentarium, but they can be confusing to understand. This episode will enhance your knowledge of this new class of medications by providing a better understanding of how biologics differ from...

Jul 10, 2018

Leonard Calabrese, DO, details the clinical manifestations of giant cell arteritis, the complex scenarios rheumatologists face when working with GCA, and the pathogenesis of this disease. Calabrese also shares clinical pearls and tips for success.   

  • Introduction of Leonard Calabrese, DO :12
  • Goals of this episode...

Jul 10, 2018

What do a fever, stiff neck and leukocytosis have in common with a large swollen knee? Listen to this medical mystery to see if you can figure out the diagnosis, then stick around to hear interesting information you may not know about the disease, including historical perspectives.  

  • Intro :10
  • A 71-year-old man...