• ‘New tools' offer hope for diverse gastrointestinal symptoms in systemic sclerosis

    14 days ago - By Healio

    Stepwise interventions, starting with diet and moving on to pharmacotherapies in more severe patients, is essential to managing gastrointestinal complications in scleroderma, a speaker said at the Congress of Clinical Rheumatology East.
    “GI symptoms are diverse among patients with systemic sclerosis,” Zsuzsanna McMahan, MD, MHS, associate professor of medicine at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, said in her presentation. “Sorting through the complexity of a patient's symptoms can be challenging in a 30-minute visit.”
    However, as complicated as some
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