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Glucocorticoid-induced osteoporosis update.

Curr Opin Rheumatol 2019 Jul;31(4):388-393

Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/BOR.0000000000000608DOI Listing
July 2019

Response to letters: Denosumab Versus Risedronate in Glucocorticoid-Induced Osteoporosis: Final Results of a Twenty-Four-Month Randomized, Double-Blind, Double-Dummy Trial.

Arthritis Rheumatol 2019 Jun 19. Epub 2019 Jun 19.

VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/art.41013DOI Listing
June 2019

Tools and Methods for Real-World Evidence Generation: Pragmatic Trials, Electronic Consent, and Data Linkages.

Rheum Dis Clin North Am 2019 05;45(2):275-289

Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rdc.2019.01.010DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6499376PMC
May 2019

A Qualitative Study of the Postoperative Pain Management Educational Needs of Total Joint Replacement Patients.

Pain Manag Nurs 2019 May 17. Epub 2019 May 17.

Musculoskeletal Center of Excellence, Department of Orthopedics and Physical Rehabilitation, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pmn.2018.12.009DOI Listing
May 2019

Osteoporosis Pathophysiology, Epidemiology, and Screening in Rheumatoid Arthritis.

Curr Rheumatol Rep 2019 May 23;21(7):34. Epub 2019 May 23.

Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 510 20th Street South, Faculty Office Tower 820D, Birmingham, AL, 35294, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11926-019-0836-7DOI Listing
May 2019

Is there a role for cherries in the management of gout?

Ther Adv Musculoskelet Dis 2019 17;11:1759720X19847018. Epub 2019 May 17.

Birmingham VA Med Center, Birmingham, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1759720X19847018DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6535740PMC
May 2019

Cost-Effectiveness of Osteoporosis Screening Using Biomechanical Computed Tomography for Patients With a Previous Abdominal CT.

J Bone Miner Res 2019 Mar 24:e3700. Epub 2019 Mar 24.

Departments of Mechanical Engineering and Bioengineering, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, USA.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/jbmr.3700
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jbmr.3700DOI Listing
March 2019

Race Plays a Role in the Knowledge, Attitudes, and Beliefs of Women with Osteoporosis.

J Racial Ethn Health Disparities 2019 Feb 11. Epub 2019 Feb 11.

Department of Health Services Administration, School of Health Profession, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40615-019-00569-wDOI Listing
February 2019

Importance of Recent Fracture as Predictor of Imminent Fracture Risk.

Curr Osteoporos Rep 2018 12;16(6):738-745

Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 510 20th Street South, Faculty Office Tower 820D, Birmingham, AL, 35294, USA.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s11914-018-0487-z
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11914-018-0487-zDOI Listing
December 2018

How to use bisphosphonates safely and optimally.

Rheumatology (Oxford) 2018 11;57(11):1875-1876

Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/rheumatology/kex384DOI Listing
November 2018

Opioids vs Nonopioids for Chronic Back, Hip, or Knee Pain.

JAMA 2018 08;320(5):508

Department of Medicine, University of Alabama School of Medicine, Birmingham.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1001/jama.2018.6937DOI Listing
August 2018

Activating Patients With a Tailored Bone Density Test Results Letter and Educational Brochure: the PAADRN Randomized Controlled Trial.

J Clin Densitom 2017 Oct - Dec;20(4):464-471. Epub 2016 Sep 16.

Kaiser Permanente of Georgia, Atlanta, GA, USA; School of Public Health, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jocd.2016.08.012DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5354993PMC
July 2018

Risk of malignancy associated with paediatric use of tumour necrosis factor inhibitors.

Ann Rheum Dis 2018 Jul 9;77(7):1012-1016. Epub 2018 Feb 9.

Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/annrheumdis-2017-212613DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6094159PMC
July 2018

Improving drug adherence in osteoporosis: an update on more recent studies.

Ther Adv Musculoskelet Dis 2018 Jul 10;10(7):141-149. Epub 2018 Jul 10.

University of Alabama at Birmingham, Faculty Office Tower, Room 838510 20th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35294-3408, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1759720X18785539DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6047244PMC
July 2018

Hypophosphatemia in the setting of metabolic bone disease: case reports and diagnostic algorithm.

Ther Adv Musculoskelet Dis 2018 Jul 15;10(7):151-156. Epub 2018 Jun 15.

University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1759720X18779761DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6047245PMC
July 2018

A Performing Arts Intervention Improves Cognitive Dysfunction in 50 Hospitalized Older Adults.

Innov Aging 2018 Jun 18;2(2):igy013. Epub 2018 Jun 18.

Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/geroni/igy013DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6004786PMC
June 2018

Evaluation of a "Just-in-Time" Nurse Consultation on Bone Health: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial.

Perm J 2017 ;21:16-112

Professor of Internal Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine at the University of Toronto and the Director of General Internal Medicine at the University Health Network and Mount Sinai Hospital in Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7812/TPP/16-112DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5528825PMC
April 2018

Biomarker-related risk for myocardial infarction and serious infections in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a population-based study.

Ann Rheum Dis 2018 03 21;77(3):386-392. Epub 2017 Dec 21.

Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/annrheumdis-2017-211727DOI Listing
March 2018

Cardiovascular Safety of Febuxostat or Allopurinol in Patients with Gout.

N Engl J Med 2018 Mar 12;378(13):1200-1210. Epub 2018 Mar 12.

From the University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington (W.B.W.); the University of Alabama, Birmingham (K.G.S.); University of Chicago Medicine, Chicago (M.A.B.), and Takeda Development Center Americas, Deerfield (B.H., M.C., L.G.) - both in Illinois; the State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn (J.S.B.); Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, Grand Rapids (P.B.G.); and Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore (A.W.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1710895DOI Listing
March 2018

Taking an Interdisciplinary Approach to Understanding and Improving Medication Adherence.

J Gen Intern Med 2018 Feb;33(2):136-138

Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s11606-017-4215-7
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11606-017-4215-7DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5789107PMC
February 2018

Just the FRAX: Management of Glucocorticoid-Induced Osteoporosis.

Gastroenterology 2018 Feb 11;154(3):748-750. Epub 2018 Jan 11.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical Center and Inflammatory Bowel Disease Program, Ann Arbor VA Healthcare System, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1053/j.gastro.2018.01.016DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6518402PMC
February 2018

Healthcare Providers' Recommendations for Physical Activity among US Arthritis Population: A Cross-Sectional Analysis by Race/Ethnicity.

Arthritis 2018 4;2018:2807035. Epub 2018 Feb 4.

Division of Preventive Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2018/2807035DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5817278PMC
February 2018

Routine Use of Quantitative Disease Activity Measurements among US Rheumatologists: Implications for Treat-to-target Management Strategies in Rheumatoid Arthritis.

J Rheumatol 2018 Jan 15;45(1):40-44. Epub 2017 Nov 15.

From University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama; Baylor Research Institute, Dallas, Texas, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3899/jrheum.170548DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5750102PMC
January 2018

Diet and exercise changes following bone densitometry in the Patient Activation After DXA Result Notification (PAADRN) study.

Arch Osteoporos 2018 01 6;13(1). Epub 2018 Jan 6.

Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA, USA.

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http://link.springer.com/10.1007/s11657-017-0402-8
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January 2018

Romosozumab versus Alendronate and Fracture Risk in Women with Osteoporosis.

N Engl J Med 2018 01;378(2):195-196

Amgen, Thousand Oaks, CA

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMc1714810DOI Listing
January 2018

Serious Infections in Childhood-Onset Systemic Lupus Erythematosus: Using Administrative Claims Data to Investigate Disease Outcomes.

Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 2017 11;69(11):1617-1619

University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/acr.23221DOI Listing
November 2017

Response to the American College of Physicians Osteoporosis Guideline, 2017 Update.

Arthritis Rheumatol 2017 11 17;69(11):2097-2101. Epub 2017 Oct 17.

University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/art.40305DOI Listing
November 2017

Romosozumab or Alendronate for Fracture Prevention in Women with Osteoporosis.

N Engl J Med 2017 10 11;377(15):1417-1427. Epub 2017 Sep 11.

From the University of Alabama, Birmingham (K.G.S.); Amgen, Thousand Oaks, CA (J.P., J.M., M.F., A.G.); University of Florence, Florence, Italy (M.L.B.); McGill University, Montreal (A.C.K.); University of Gothenburg and Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Mölndal, Sweden (M.L.); Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Saint-Étienne, Saint-Étienne, France (T.T.); and UCB Pharma, Brussels (P.D.M.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1056/NEJMoa1708322DOI Listing
October 2017

Changing Trends in Opioid Use Among Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis in the United States.

Arthritis Rheumatol 2017 09 13;69(9):1733-1740. Epub 2017 Aug 13.

Birmingham VA Medical Center and University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/art.40152DOI Listing
September 2017

Longterm Effectiveness of Herpes Zoster Vaccine among Patients with Autoimmune and Inflammatory Diseases.

J Rheumatol 2017 07 15;44(7):1083-1087. Epub 2017 Mar 15.

From the University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama; Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3899/jrheum.160685DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5724562PMC
July 2017

Racial Differences and Disparities in Osteoporosis-related Bone Health: Results From the PAADRN Randomized Controlled Trial.

Med Care 2017 06;55(6):561-568

*Department of Medicine, University of Toronto †Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics, Mt. Sinai/UHN Hospitals, Toronto, ON, Canada ‡Department of Internal Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, Iowa City, IA §Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL Departments of ∥Biostatistics ¶Health Management and Policy, University of Iowa College of Public Health #University of Iowa College of Nursing **CADRE, Iowa City VA Healthcare System, Iowa City, IA ††Kaiser Permanente ‡‡School of Public Health, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA §§Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MLR.0000000000000718DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5432397PMC
June 2017

Management of Gout.

Ann Intern Med 2017 06;166(11):855

From University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7326/L17-0211DOI Listing
June 2017

Reply.

Authors:
Kenneth G Saag

Arthritis Rheumatol 2017 05 31;69(5):1122. Epub 2017 Mar 31.

University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/art.40024DOI Listing
May 2017

Understanding Preferences for Osteoporosis Information to Develop an Osteoporosis Patient Education Brochure.

Perm J 2017 18;21:16-024. Epub 2016 Nov 18.

Director of the Division of General Internal Medicine and Geriatrics at University Health Network and Mount Sinai Hospital and a Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Toronto in Ontario, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7812/TPP/16-024DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5224797PMC
March 2017

Addressing the Crisis in the Treatment of Osteoporosis: A Path Forward.

J Bone Miner Res 2017 03 29;32(3):424-430. Epub 2016 Dec 29.

Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jbmr.3074DOI Listing
March 2017

Understanding practice-based research participation: The differing motivations of engaged vs. non-engaged clinicians in pragmatic clinical trials.

Contemp Clin Trials Commun 2016 Dec 23;4:136-140. Epub 2016 Aug 23.

Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.conctc.2016.08.003DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5935887PMC
December 2016

Evaluating the effectiveness of a patient storytelling DVD intervention to encourage physician-patient communication about nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID) use.

Patient Educ Couns 2016 11 18;99(11):1837-1844. Epub 2016 Jun 18.

The University of Alabama at Birmingham, School of Medicine, Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, Birmingham, AL, United States.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pec.2016.06.013DOI Listing
November 2016

The National Osteoporosis Foundation's methods and processes for developing position statements.

Arch Osteoporos 2016 26;11:22. Epub 2016 May 26.

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, MedStar Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11657-016-0276-1DOI Listing
October 2016

Socio-demographic differences in risk information seeking sources for non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS).

Int J Med Inform 2016 10 1;94:222-7. Epub 2016 Aug 1.

University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Health Services Administration, Birmingham, AL, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2016.07.017DOI Listing
October 2016

Rationale and design of the randomized evaluation of an Ambulatory Care Pharmacist-Led Intervention to Optimize Urate Lowering Pathways (RAmP-UP) Study.

Contemp Clin Trials 2016 09 20;50:106-15. Epub 2016 Jul 20.

Division of Rheumatology, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, United States; Medicine, Veterans Affairs Nebraska-Western Iowa Health Care System, Omaha, NE, United States. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cct.2016.07.019DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5035615PMC
September 2016

Effects of a DXA result letter on satisfaction, quality of life, and osteoporosis knowledge: a randomized controlled trial.

BMC Musculoskelet Disord 2016 08 26;17(1):369. Epub 2016 Aug 26.

Carver College of Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Iowa, 5231 Westlawn, IA 52242, Iowa City, IA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12891-016-1227-0DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5000520PMC
August 2016

Evaluating and mitigating fracture risk in established rheumatoid arthritis.

Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 2015 Aug-Dec;29(4-5):614-27. Epub 2015 Nov 12.

University of Alabama-Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.berh.2015.09.005DOI Listing
May 2016

Glucocorticoid-induced Osteoporosis.

Rheum Dis Clin North Am 2016 Feb 24;42(1):177-89, x. Epub 2015 Oct 24.

Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Center for Education and Research on Therapeutics (CERTs), Center for Outcomes, Effectiveness Research and Education (COERE), Center of Research Translation (CORT) in Gout and Hyperuricemia, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 820 Faculty Office Tower, 510 20th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.rdc.2015.08.005DOI Listing
February 2016

The comparative effectiveness of biologics among older adults and disabled rheumatoid arthritis patients in the Medicare population.

Br J Clin Pharmacol 2015 Dec 30;80(6):1447-57. Epub 2015 Sep 30.

Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bcp.12709DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4693474PMC
December 2015

Fractures and mortality in relation to different osteoporosis treatments.

Clin Exp Rheumatol 2015 May-Jun;33(3):302-9. Epub 2014 Jul 28.

Department of Epidemiology, and Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, USA.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5733785PMC
August 2015

An Internet-based Controlled Trial Aimed to Improve Osteoporosis Prevention among Chronic Glucocorticoid Users.

J Rheumatol 2015 Aug 1;42(8):1478-83. Epub 2015 Jul 1.

From the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, and Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, and Department of Biostatistics, and Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama; Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts; Express Scripts, St. Louis, Missouri; Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, East Hanover, New Jersey; Real Endpoints LLC, Westport, Connecticut, USA.A.H. Warriner, MD, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism; R.C. Outman, MS, Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham; J.J. Allison, MD, MS, Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School; J.R. Curtis, MD, MS, MPH, Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham; N.J. Markward, PhD, Express Scripts; D.T. Redden, PhD, Department of Biostatistics; M.M. Safford, MD, Division of Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham; E.J. Stanek, PharmD, Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation; A.R. Steinkellner, PharmD, Express Scripts* and Real Endpoints LLC; K.G. Saag, MD, MSc, Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3899/jrheum.141238DOI Listing
August 2015

Risk of hospitalised infection in rheumatoid arthritis patients receiving biologics following a previous infection while on treatment with anti-TNF therapy.

Ann Rheum Dis 2015 Jun 7;74(6):1065-71. Epub 2014 Mar 7.

Department of Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/annrheumdis-2013-204011DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4441344PMC
June 2015

Modifiable factors associated with allopurinol adherence and outcomes among patients with gout in an integrated healthcare system.

J Rheumatol 2015 Mar 15;42(3):504-12. Epub 2014 Dec 15.

From the Drug Information Services, Kaiser Permanente Southern California Region, Downey; Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente, Pasadena, California; University of Nebraska Medical Center, and the Division of Rheumatology, Omaha VA, Omaha, Nebraska; Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, USA.N. Rashid, PharmD, MS, Research Scientist, Drug Information Services, Kaiser Permanente; B.W. Coburn, BS, University of Nebraska Medical Center; Y-L. Wu, MS; T.C. Cheetham, PharmD, MS, Department of Research and Evaluation, Kaiser Permanente; J.R. Curtis, MD, MS, MPH; K.G. Saag, MD, MSc, Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham; T.R. Mikuls, MD, MSPH, Division of Rheumatology, Omaha VA and University of Nebraska Medical Center.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3899/jrheum.140588DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4922495PMC
March 2015

Improving bone mineral density reporting to patients with an illustration of personal fracture risk.

BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 2014 Nov 25;14:101. Epub 2014 Nov 25.

Department of Veterans Affairs, Center for Comprehensive Access & Delivery Research and Evaluation (CADRE), Iowa City Veterans Affairs Health Care System, Iowa City, IA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12911-014-0101-yDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4260260PMC
November 2014

A group-randomized trial of shared decision making for non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug risk awareness: primary results and lessons learned.

J Eval Clin Pract 2014 Oct 11;20(5):638-48. Epub 2014 Jun 11.

Department of Pharmacy, Clinical and Administrative Sciences, College of Pharmacy, The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/jep.12193DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6116901PMC
October 2014

Fracture mortality: associations with epidemiology and osteoporosis treatment.

Nat Rev Endocrinol 2014 Oct 5;10(10):592-602. Epub 2014 Aug 5.

Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 820 Faculty Office Tower, 510 20th Street South, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/nrendo.2014.125DOI Listing
October 2014

Effect of self-referral on bone mineral density testing and osteoporosis treatment.

Med Care 2014 Aug;52(8):743-50

Divisions of *Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism †Preventive Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL ‡Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research/Northwest, Portland, OR §Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research/Southeast, Atlanta, GA ∥Department of Quantitative Health Sciences, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA ¶Division of Clinical Immunology and Rheumatology #Department of Biostatistics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MLR.0000000000000170DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4101066PMC
August 2014

Developing a bone mineral density test result letter to send to patients: a mixed-methods study.

Patient Prefer Adherence 2014 5;8:827-41. Epub 2014 Jun 5.

Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada ; University Health Network and Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/PPA.S60106DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4051798PMC
June 2014

Bone safety of low-dose glucocorticoids in rheumatic diseases.

Authors:
Kenneth G Saag

Ann N Y Acad Sci 2014 May 9;1318:55-64. Epub 2014 May 9.

Divisions of Immunology and Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/nyas.12446DOI Listing
May 2014

Empirically based composite fracture prediction model from the Global Longitudinal Study of Osteoporosis in Postmenopausal Women (GLOW).

J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2014 Mar 1;99(3):817-26. Epub 2014 Jan 1.

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