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What does SAARD stand for?

SAARD stands for Slow-Acting Anti-Rheumatic Drug

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[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] ASGAR ALI KALLA, MB ChB, FCP (SA), MD, FRCP (Lond) Professor of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town Asgar Kalla's research interests include osteoporosis in rheumatic diseases, disease activity and disability assessment in rheumatoid arthritis, monitoring of disease modification in rheumatoid arthritis, toxicity profiles of slow-acting anti-rheumatic drugs, NSAID gastropathy and mechanisms of bone loss in rheumatic diseases.
The research is to find out if being treated early with a combination of slow-acting anti-rheumatic drugs (Saards) can make a difference to patients with active rheumatoid arthritis.