Myositis Awareness T-shirts!!!

Our Myositis Awareness T-shirts are ready for sale!!! $15 for one, $25 for two. Adult M, L, XL or message us for other sizes (plus, junior, child) and we’ll see what we can do. ALL MONEY RAISED goes to Myositis Colorado to build our group fund to support more guest speakers, events, and to further […]

live discussion: Rituxan/rituximab

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 […]

the “green rush”

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 […]

to B or not to B: Rituxan

Rituxan has been around for a while. It can be called Rituxan (brand name) or rituximab (generic name). Rituxan’s main indication is for Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma. You can find out more about the drug, including side-effects, by clicking here, although there is no information on its use for myositis on this website. Rituximab targets a protein […]