UCARE LevelUp Newsletter 2 – December 2021

In this newsletter we are discussing the new EAACI Guideline for the Definition, Classification, Diagnosis and Management of Urticaria, and look at recent Publications relating to Bradykinin receptors, Machine learning and the effects of Spirituality on the experience of CU. We Talked to Dr Dorothea Terhorst-Molawi and Dr Mojca Bizjak about their project Cold-CU, what motivated them to start a study about Cold induced urticaria and what their most important findings were.

Download the newsletter here: UCARE_LevelUp_Newsletter_2-December_2021.pdf

In this episode, Dr Sophia Neisinger joins the podcast to introduce the CRUSE CONTROL app, which has been developed to help support chronic spontaneous urticaria self-evaluation and aims to improve patient quality of life. 

Links:
www.medthority.com/chronic-spontaneous-urticaria-learning-zone/csu-resources/
podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/all-things-urticaria/id1534168851

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We are pleased to welcome Jason Fok representing the Box Hill Hospital, Eastern Health in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia to the UCARE and ACARE network. As this is our second UCARE and first ACARE center in Australia, we are confident that there will be many UCAREs and ACAREs to follow in Australia and we are looking forward to an intensive collaboration.

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In this episode, Dr Désirée Larenas-Linnemann joins our host to discuss the importance of providing better education on urticaria for patients and physicians around the world. Dr Larenas-Linnemann also highlights international differences in educational needs and the role of UCARE programmes in addressing these.

Links:
www.medthority.com/chronic-spontaneous-urticaria-learning-zone/csu-resources/
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We are pleased to welcome Natasa Teovska Mitrevska and Lidija Biserkoska Atanasovska representing the Department of Dermatology at Re-Medika General Hospital in Skopje, North Macedonia to the UCARE network. We are confident that this will be the first of many UCAREs to follow in the Balkan region and we are looking forward to an intensive collaboration.
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On behalf of Professor Mohamed Abuzakouk, the President of the Emirates Allergy and Clinical Immunology Group and the Treasurer of the Pan-Arab Society of Allergy, Asthma & We are delighted to invite you to the 1st Emirates Allergy and Clinical Immunology Conference. The meeting will be held
in Dubai, UAE, from Friday to Sunday, February 4-6, 2022.

The programme will cover a broad range of topics...

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Dr Vicky Xepapadaki joins the “All Things Urticaria”-podcast to share her knowledge of paediatric urticaria, including current treatment strategies and unmet needs. Dr Xepapadaki also reflects on the importance of involving parents in clinical decision-making and highlights some of the key differences between adult and paediatrics patients.

Links:

www.medthority.com/chronic-spontaneous-urtic...

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In this episode of the “All Things Urticaria”-podcast, Dr Iman Nasr discusses UCARE LevelUp, an educational program devised by the UCARE network to allow healthcare professionals to learn, network and share best clinical practices in chronic urticaria. Dr Nasr also touches on UCARE 4U, the UCARE patient information and education platform and programme.

Links:

www.medthority.com/chronic-spont...

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In this episode of the “All Things Urticaria”-podcast, Dr Ana Gimenez discusses new insights into the pathology of chronic urticaria and how these insights can help guide treatment decisions. Dr Gimenez discusses the inflammatory mediators relevant in chronic urticaria, with a particular focus on platelet-activating factor (PAF). She describes the role of PAF, its contribution to the development...

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The UCARE2021 Conference is one of the biggest and most important urticaria meetings of 2021, featuring sessions on new insights on the pathogenesis, the differential diagnosis, and the management approach to urticaria as well as on new results from basic scientific projects and epidemiological studies on chronic urticaria.
New treatment approaches and the results of clinical studies in chronic...

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In this episode, photodermatology expert, Professor Lesley Rhodes, sheds light on one of the rarer forms of chronic inducible urticaria: solar urticaria. This includes a practical guide to diagnosis and referral, as well as a summary of the unmet needs that remain in the management of this understudied condition.

Link: https://www.medthority.com/chronic-spontaneous-urticaria-learning-zone/csu-r...

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