Effect of methotrexate use and erythrocyte methotrexate polyglutamate on glycosylated hemoglobin in rheumatoid arthritis.


OBJECTIVE To investigate whether methotrexate (MTX) use, as compared to other therapies, and erythrocyte methotrexate polyglutamate (MTXGlu) concentrations are associated with changes in glycosylated hemoglobin (HbA1c ) levels in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients. METHODS The derivation cohort consisted of patients selected from the Treatment in the… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/art.38652

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