June 9th, 2020 | 21 mins 49 secs
ankylosing spondylitis, antibody tests, arthritis, axial spondylitis, biologics, coronavirus, covid testing, covid-19, dmards, high risk covid, hydroxychloroquine, immunocompromised, immunosuppressed, infection, infectious disease, osteoarthritis, prednisone, prevention, psoriatic arthritis, research, rheumatic diseases, rheumatoid arthritis, rheumatology, social distancing, steroids, vaccines, washing hands, wearing a mask
As many people begin returning to work during this pandemic, those living with arthritis may be feeling an increase in anxiety and stress about the risks of contracting COVID-19. In this episode of the Live Yes! With Arthritis Podcast, Dr. Kevin Winthrop, a leading expert in infectious disease and rheumatology, provides an update on what we now know– and still don’t know – about this new coronavirus and its effects on people with arthritis. He shares the latest information about the research, risks, testing and the future of potential vaccines.
Visit the Live Yes! With Arthritis Podcast site to read the blog, get show notes and a full transcript: https://arthritis.org/liveyes/podcast
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March 14th, 2020 | Season 1 | 35 mins 56 secs
arthritis, autoimmune disease, biologics, coronavirus, covid-19, high risk, immunosuppressed, increased risk for infection, infections, lupus, methotrexate, osteoarthritis, prednisone, psoriatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis
The public health crisis surrounding the coronavirus – COVID-19 – has everyone concerned and anxious, especially those living with a chronic condition like arthritis. This special edition episode (recorded March 12, 2020) features Dr. Michael George, a rheumatologist and epidemiologist at the University of Pennsylvania, who studies infections in patients with autoimmune disease. He helps answer questions for people living with arthritis, especially those who are immune suppressed or have an autoimmune condition, based on what is known today.
Visit the Live Yes! With Arthritis podcast site to read the host blogs and get show notes: https://arthritis.org/liveyes/podcast