Epidemiology and Health Services Research VI: Lupus/Vasculitis

Session Type: ACR Abstract Submissions
Tuesday, November 8, 2011: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
W194b (McCormick Place West)
Moderators: Meenakshi Jolly, MD, MS, Rush University Medical Center and Karen H. Costenbader, MD, MPH, Brigham and Women's Hospital
2:30 PM
Giant Cell Arteritis Is Associated with Incident Coronary Heart Disease-A Population-Based Study
Gunnar Tomasson1, Johannes Bjornsson2, Michael P. LaValley3, Yuqing Zhang1, Vilmundur Gudnason4 and Peter A. Merkel1, 1Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, 2Landspitali University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland, 3Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA, 4The Icelandic Heart Association, Kopavogur
2:45 PM
Incidence, Prevalence, and Mortality Rates of Biopsy-Proven Giant Cell Arteritis in Southern Sweden 
Aladdin Mohammad1, Jabbar Mohammad1, Jan-Åke Nilsson2, Lennart TH Jacobsson2, Peter A. Merkel3 and Carl Turesson2, 1Skåne University Hospital, Lund, Sweden, 2Skåne University Hospital, Malmö, Sweden, 3Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
3:00 PM
Prevalence and Demographics of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus and Lupus Nephritis Among U.S. Adults with Medicaid Coverage, 2002-2004
Candace H. Feldman1, Linda T. Hiraki2, Daniel H. Solomon1, Tamara Shaykevich1, Michael A. Fischer1, Wolfgang C. Winkelmayer3 and Karen H. Costenbader1, 1Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, 2Brigham and Women's Hospital/ Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, 3Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA
3:15 PM
Socioeconomic Status and Survival in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus:   Results From the Michigan Lupus Epidemiology and Surveillance (MILES) Program
Sarah M. Barnhart1, W. Joseph McCune1, Wendy Marder1, Patricia C. Cagnoli1, Emily E. Lewis1, Peter DeGuire2, C. Gordon3, Charles G. Helmick4, J. Patricia Dhar5, James C. Leisen6, Emily C. Somers1 and MILES Group7, 1University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2MI Dept of Community Health, Lansing, MI, 3University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom, 4Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, 5Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, 6Henry Ford Hospital, Detroit, MI, 7Ann Arbor, MI
3:30 PM
The Natural History and Predictive Factors of Long Term Outcomes in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
Penny Watson1, Alan Brennan1, Helen Birch2, Hong Fang3 and Michelle Petri3, 1University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom, 2GlaxoSmithKline, Uxbridge, United Kingdom, 3Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD
3:45 PM
The Georgia Lupus Registry: The Incidence and Prevalence of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus
S. Sam Lim1, Rana Bayakly2, C. Gordon3, Charles G. Helmick4, Kirk Easley5, Gaobin Bao1, Neeta Shenvi5 and Cristina M. Drenkard1, 1Emory University, Atlanta, GA, 2Georgia Department of Public Health, Atlanta, GA, 3University of Birmingham, Birmingham, United Kingdom, 4Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, 5Emory University-Rollins School of Public Health, Atlanta, GA
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