Well I had my final Rituxan infusion. This time the infusion took 2.5 hours which was not necessarily a good thing. I could still feel the effects of the Benadryl driving home (feeling loopy!) from the hospital . So for now I have to sit back and wait to see if it works on stopping the […]
Well finally some piece of good news this week, my CPK has dropped from 3,200 to 2,800. Not a great improvement but an improvement I was not expecting all the same. I had the blood work done at the start of June, just after two Rituxan infusions. When I had Rituxan infusions done previously I […]
Happy Father’s Day – BOOM!
Conference Scholarships Now Available Dear TMA Member, TMA’s Annual Patient Conference is scheduled for Reno, Nevada, September 4-7, 2014. This year, as in the recent past, several generous donors have provided funds that we are offering as financial aid so that those who might otherwise not be able to attend, with aid might be able […]
Dr. Rohit Aggarwal will answer your questions on Friday, June 20, at 3pm ET (1PM for us in Mountain!) about rituximab (Rituxan), which was the subject of a multi-center trial that included both adults and children. Rituximab is used to treat dermatomyositis and polymyositis. Dr. Aggarwal is an assistant professor in the Division of Rheumatology at […]
We are THRILLED to host a special meeting for our group on Saturday, June 21st! Saturday, June 21 12/Noon – 2PM (note this is 2 hours later than our regular meetings) Swedish Hospital, Room Pine B 501 E Hampden Ave. Englewood, CO 80113 Dr. Cristi Bundukamara Ed.D, NP, RXN, a nurse practioner working with Realm […]