#348 Myositis and Myopathy, LIVE!

Aug 01, 2022, 07:00 AM

Learn to recognize myositis and myopathy (aka the idiopathic inflammatory myopathies), perform the appropriate initial testing, whether or not statins and exercise are safe to continue, and how to partner with our subspecialist colleagues to treat these patients in primary care.  Recorded LIVE at Johns Hopkins, we’re joined by Dr. Lisa Christopher-Stine, @DrLisaCS of @HopkinsMedicine, a rheumatologist and leading expert on myositis and myopathy! 

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Show Segments

  • Intro, disclaimer, guest bio
  • Guest one-liner, Picks of the Week*
  • Case from Kashlak
  • History and Exam
  • Workup for suspected myositis
  • Cancer screening
  • Safety of statin use and exercise
  • Our role in primary care
  • Audience Questions
  • Outro


  • Written and Produced by: Matthew Watto MD, FACP
  • Show Notes: Matthew Watto MD, FACP
  • Cover Art and Infographic: Andréa Perdigão
  • Hosts: Matthew Watto MD, FACP; Paul Williams MD, FACP   
  • Reviewer: Molly Heublein MD
  • Technical Production: Pod Paste
  • Guest: Lisa Christopher-Stine MD, MPH

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