ACR/ARHP Combined Epidemiology Abstract Session

Session Type: ACR/ARHP Combined Abstract Sessions
Tuesday, November 8, 2011: 4:30 PM-6:00 PM
W195 (McCormick Place West)
Moderators: Howard J. Hillstrom, PhD, Hospital Special Surgery (HSS) and Christine G. Parks, PhD, NIH/NIEHS
4:30 PM
Does Medication Adherence Itself Confer Fracture Protection? An Investigation of the Healthy Adherer Effect In Observational Data
Jeffery R. Curtis1, Jeff Lange2, Huifeng Yun1 and Elizabeth S. Delzell1, 1University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, 2Proctor and Gambel
4:45 PM
Physical Activity and Frequent Sleep Insufficiency Among US Adults with Arthritis
Jennifer M. Hootman1, Dianna Carroll2, Lela McKnight-Eily2 and Kelli D. Allen3, 1Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Kennesaw, GA, 2Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, 3Duke and Durham VA Medical Center, Durham, NC
5:00 PM
Severe Foot Pain, but Not Milder Foot Pain, Is Linked to Falls in Older Men and Women: The Framingham Study
Alyssa B. Dufour1, Virginia A. Casey2, Thomas J. Hagedorn2, Jody L. Riskowski2 and Marian T. Hannan3, 1Hebrew SeniorLife & Boston Univ, Boston, MA, 2Hebrew SeniorLife, Boston, MA, 3Hebrew SeniorLife & Harvard Med Sch, Boston, MA
5:15 PM
A Prospective Study of Alcohol Consumption and Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis
Bing LU1, Daniel H. Solomon2, Karen H. Costenbader3 and Elizabeth W. Karlson3, 1Brigham & Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, 2Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA, 3Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
5:30 PM
Baseline Co-Morbidities Predict Risk of Infection in An Inception Cohort of Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Receiving Anti-Tumor Necrosis Factor Therapy
Joanne Homik1, Nguen Xuan Thanh2, Arto Ohinmaa1, Cheryl CM Barnabe3, Liam Martin3, Susan G. Barr3 and Walter P. Maksymowych1, 1University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, 2Institute of Health Economics, Edmonton, AB, 3University of Calgary, Calgary, AB
5:45 PM
Giant Cell Arteritis Is Associated with An Increase in Both All-Cause and Cardiovascular Mortality
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
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