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Today.com interviews Chaim Putterman, M.D., about the link between lupus and necrotizing fascititis, a rare flesh-eating bacterial infection. Dr. Putterman notes that increased susceptibility to infections like necrotizing fascititis is often a side effect of medications used to treat autoimmune diseases like lupus. Dr. Putterman is chief of the division of rheumatology at Einstein and Montefiore Medical Center.

(Tuesday, May 15, 2012)

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The Washington Post’s “The Checkup” blog interviews Chaim Putterman, M.D., about entertainer Nick Cannon’s treatment options for his lupus nephritis, an autoimmune disease that affects the kidneys. Dr. Putterman is chief of the division of rheumatology at Einstein and Montefiore Medical Center. (Thursday, March 08, 2012)

 

CNN features comments from Chaim Putterman, M.D., on why women may experience chronic pain more intensely than men. He notes that a woman's hormones may influence the severity of pain. Though men and women deal with pain differently, many doctors treat them the same for conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis. He also notes the correlation between chronic pain and depression and the need to treat both issues simultaneously to improve quality of life in patients living with chronic pain conditions. Dr. Putterman is chief of the division of rheumatology and professor of medicine and of microbiology & immunology. (Friday, August 13, 2010)

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