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Elizabeth Wood Karlson, M.D.

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This page shows the publications co-authored by Elizabeth Karlson and Jeffrey Sparks.
Connection Strength

15.400
  1. Sparks JA, Doyle TJ, He X, Pan B, Iannaccone C, Frits ML, Dellaripa PF, Rosas IO, Lu B, Weinblatt ME, Shadick NA, Karlson EW. Incidence and predictors of dyspnea on exertion in a prospective cohort of patients with rheumatoid arthritis. ACR Open Rheumatol. 2019 Mar; 1(1):4-15.
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    Score: 0.920
  2. Sparks JA, O'Reilly ÉJ, Barbhaiya M, Tedeschi SK, Malspeis S, Lu B, Willett WC, Costenbader KH, Karlson EW. Association of fish intake and smoking with risk of rheumatoid arthritis and age of onset: a prospective cohort study. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2019 Jan 05; 20(1):2.
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    Score: 0.908
  3. Sparks JA, Iversen MD, Yu Z, Triedman NA, Prado MG, Miller Kroouze R, Kalia SS, Atkinson ML, Mody EA, Helfgott SM, Todd DJ, Dellaripa PF, Bermas BL, Costenbader KH, Deane KD, Lu B, Green RC, Karlson EW. Disclosure of Personalized Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk Using Genetics, Biomarkers, and Lifestyle Factors to Motivate Health Behavior Improvements: A Randomized Controlled Trial. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2018 06; 70(6):823-833.
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    Score: 0.864
  4. Sparks JA, Karlson EW. Reply. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2018 04; 70(4):627-628.
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    Score: 0.855
  5. Sparks JA, Chang SC, Nguyen UDT, Barbhaiya M, Tedeschi SK, Lu B, Costenbader KH, Zhang Y, Choi HK, Karlson EW. Smoking Behavior Changes in the Early Rheumatoid Arthritis Period and Risk of Mortality During Thirty-Six Years of Prospective Followup. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2018 01; 70(1):19-29.
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    Score: 0.844
  6. Sparks JA, Chang SC, Nguyen US, Barbhaiya M, Tedeschi SK, Lu B, Kreps DJ, Costenbader KH, Zhang Y, Choi HK, Karlson EW. Weight Change During the Early Rheumatoid Arthritis Period and Risk of Subsequent Mortality in Women With Rheumatoid Arthritis and Matched Comparators. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2018 01; 70(1):18-29.
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    Score: 0.843
  7. Sparks JA, Lin TC, Camargo CA, Barbhaiya M, Tedeschi SK, Costenbader KH, Raby BA, Choi HK, Karlson EW. Rheumatoid arthritis and risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or asthma among women: A marginal structural model analysis in the Nurses' Health Study. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 2018 04; 47(5):639-648.
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    Score: 0.830
  8. Sparks JA, Chang SC, Karlson EW. Reply. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2016 08; 68(8):1211-2.
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    Score: 0.768
  9. Sparks JA, Chang SC, Deane KD, Gan RW, Kristen Demoruelle M, Feser ML, Moss L, Buckner JH, Keating RM, Costenbader KH, Gregersen PK, Weisman MH, Mikuls TR, O'Dell JR, Michael Holers V, Norris JM, Karlson EW. Associations of Smoking and Age With Inflammatory Joint Signs Among Unaffected First-Degree Relatives of Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients: Results From Studies of the Etiology of Rheumatoid Arthritis. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2016 08; 68(8):1828-38.
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    Score: 0.768
  10. Sparks JA, Chang SC, Liao KP, Lu B, Fine AR, Solomon DH, Costenbader KH, Karlson EW. Rheumatoid Arthritis and Mortality Among Women During 36 Years of Prospective Follow-Up: Results From the Nurses' Health Study. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2016 06; 68(6):753-62.
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    Score: 0.759
  11. Sparks JA, Karlson EW. The Roles of Cigarette Smoking and the Lung in the Transitions Between Phases of Preclinical Rheumatoid Arthritis. Curr Rheumatol Rep. 2016 Mar; 18(3):15.
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    Score: 0.746
  12. Sparks JA, Chen CY, Hiraki LT, Malspeis S, Costenbader KH, Karlson EW. Contributions of familial rheumatoid arthritis or lupus and environmental factors to risk of rheumatoid arthritis in women: a prospective cohort study. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2014 Oct; 66(10):1438-46.
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    Score: 0.676
  13. Sparks JA, Iversen MD, Miller Kroouze R, Mahmoud TG, Triedman NA, Kalia SS, Atkinson ML, Lu B, Deane KD, Costenbader KH, Green RC, Karlson EW. Personalized Risk Estimator for Rheumatoid Arthritis (PRE-RA) Family Study: rationale and design for a randomized controlled trial evaluating rheumatoid arthritis risk education to first-degree relatives. Contemp Clin Trials. 2014 Sep; 39(1):145-57.
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    Score: 0.671
  14. Sparks JA, Chen CY, Jiang X, Askling J, Hiraki LT, Malspeis S, Klareskog L, Alfredsson L, Costenbader KH, Karlson EW. Improved performance of epidemiologic and genetic risk models for rheumatoid arthritis serologic phenotypes using family history. Ann Rheum Dis. 2015 Aug; 74(8):1522-9.
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    Score: 0.653
  15. Zaccardelli A, Liu X, Ford JA, Cui J, Lu B, Chu SH, Schur PH, Speyer CB, Costenbader KH, Robinson WH, Sokolove J, Karlson EW, Camargo CA, Sparks JA. Elevated anti-citrullinated protein antibodies prior to rheumatoid arthritis diagnosis and risks for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or asthma. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2020 Jan 21.
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    Score: 0.244
  16. Yoshida K, Lin TC, Wei M, Malspeis S, Chu SH, Camargo CA, Raby BA, Choi HK, Tedeschi SK, Barbhaiya M, Lu B, Costenbader KH, Karlson EW, Sparks JA. The roles of post-diagnosis accumulation of morbidities and lifestyle changes on excess total and cause-specific mortality risk in rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2019 Dec 07.
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    Score: 0.242
  17. Ford JA, Liu X, Marshall AA, Zaccardelli A, Prado MG, Wiyarand C, Lu B, Karlson EW, Schur PH, Deane KD, Sparks JA. Impact of Cyclic Citrullinated Peptide Antibody Level on Progression to Rheumatoid Arthritis in Clinically Tested Cyclic Citrullinated Peptide Antibody-Positive Patients Without Rheumatoid Arthritis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2019 12; 71(12):1583-1592.
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    Score: 0.242
  18. Zaccardelli A, Liu X, Ford JA, Cui J, Lu B, Chu SH, Schur PH, Speyer CB, Costenbader KH, Robinson WH, Sokolove J, Karlson EW, Camargo CA, Sparks JA. Asthma and elevation of anti-citrullinated protein antibodies prior to the onset of rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis Res Ther. 2019 11 21; 21(1):246.
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    Score: 0.241
  19. Sparks JA, He X, Huang J, Fletcher EA, Zaccardelli A, Friedlander HM, Gill RR, Hatabu H, Nishino M, Murphy DJ, Iannaccone CK, Mahmoud TG, Frits ML, Lu B, Rosas IO, Dellaripa PF, Weinblatt ME, Karlson EW, Shadick NA, Doyle TJ. Rheumatoid Arthritis Disease Activity Predicting Incident Clinically Apparent Rheumatoid Arthritis-Associated Interstitial Lung Disease: A Prospective Cohort Study. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2019 09; 71(9):1472-1482.
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    Score: 0.236
  20. Liu X, Tedeschi SK, Lu B, Zaccardelli A, Speyer CB, Costenbader KH, Karlson EW, Sparks JA. Long-Term Physical Activity and Subsequent Risk for Rheumatoid Arthritis Among Women: A Prospective Cohort Study. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2019 09; 71(9):1460-1471.
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    Score: 0.236
  21. Liu X, Tedeschi SK, Barbhaiya M, Leatherwood CL, Speyer CB, Lu B, Costenbader KH, Karlson EW, Sparks JA. Impact and Timing of Smoking Cessation on Reducing Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis Among Women in the Nurses' Health Studies. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2019 07; 71(7):914-924.
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    Score: 0.235
  22. Marshall AA, Zaccardelli A, Yu Z, Prado MG, Liu X, Miller Kroouze R, Kalia SS, Green RC, Triedman NA, Lu B, Deane KD, Iversen MD, Karlson EW, Sparks JA. Effect of communicating personalized rheumatoid arthritis risk on concern for developing RA: A randomized controlled trial. Patient Educ Couns. 2019 05; 102(5):976-983.
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    Score: 0.226
  23. Prado MG, Iversen MD, Yu Z, Miller Kroouze R, Triedman NA, Kalia SS, Lu B, Green RC, Karlson EW, Sparks JA. Effectiveness of a Web-Based Personalized Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk Tool With or Without a Health Educator for Knowledge of Rheumatoid Arthritis Risk Factors. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2018 10; 70(10):1421-1430.
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    Score: 0.223
  24. Sparks JA, Barbhaiya M, Tedeschi SK, Leatherwood CL, Tabung FK, Speyer CB, Malspeis S, Costenbader KH, Karlson EW, Lu B. Inflammatory dietary pattern and risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis in women. Clin Rheumatol. 2019 Jan; 38(1):243-250.
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    Score: 0.221
  25. Kreps DJ, Halperin F, Desai SP, Zhang ZZ, Losina E, Olson AT, Karlson EW, Bermas BL, Sparks JA. Association of weight loss with improved disease activity in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: A retrospective analysis using electronic medical record data. Int J Clin Rheumtol. 2018; 13(1):1-10.
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    Score: 0.212
  26. Bengtsson C, Malspeis S, Orellana C, Sparks JA, Costenbader KH, Karlson EW. Association Between Menopausal Factors and the Risk of Seronegative and Seropositive Rheumatoid Arthritis: Results From the Nurses' Health Studies. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2017 11; 69(11):1676-1684.
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    Score: 0.208
  27. Sparks JA, Barbhaiya M, Karlson EW, Ritter SY, Raychaudhuri S, Corrigan CC, Lu F, Selhub J, Chasman DI, Paynter NP, Ridker PM, Solomon DH. Investigating methotrexate toxicity within a randomized double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial: Rationale and design of the Cardiovascular Inflammation Reduction Trial-Adverse Events (CIRT-AE) Study. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 2017 08; 47(1):133-142.
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    Score: 0.199
  28. Sparks JA, Halperin F, Karlson JC, Karlson EW, Bermas BL. Impact of Bariatric Surgery on Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2015 Dec; 67(12):1619-26.
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    Score: 0.183
  29. Kim K, Jiang X, Cui J, Lu B, Costenbader KH, Sparks JA, Bang SY, Lee HS, Okada Y, Raychaudhuri S, Alfredsson L, Bae SC, Klareskog L, Karlson EW. Interactions between amino acid-defined major histocompatibility complex class II variants and smoking in seropositive rheumatoid arthritis. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2015 Oct; 67(10):2611-23.
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    Score: 0.181
  30. Lu B, Hiraki LT, Sparks JA, Malspeis S, Chen CY, Awosogba JA, Arkema EV, Costenbader KH, Karlson EW. Being overweight or obese and risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis among women: a prospective cohort study. Ann Rheum Dis. 2014 Nov; 73(11):1914-22.
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    Score: 0.167
  31. Chu SH, Cui J, Sparks JA, Lu B, Tedeschi SK, Speyer CB, Moss L, Feser ML, Kelmenson LB, Mewshaw EA, Edison JD, Deane KD, Clish C, Lasky-Su J, Karlson EW, Costenbader KH. Circulating plasma metabolites and risk of rheumatoid arthritis in the Nurses' Health Study. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2020 Apr 20.
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    Score: 0.062
  32. Solomon DH, Glynn RJ, Karlson EW, Lu F, Corrigan C, Colls J, Xu C, MacFadyen J, Barbhaiya M, Berliner N, Dellaripa PF, Everett BM, Pradhan AD, Hammond SP, Murray M, Rao DA, Ritter SY, Rutherford A, Sparks JA, Stratton J, Suh DH, Tedeschi SK, Vanni KMM, Paynter NP, Ridker PM. Adverse Effects of Low-Dose Methotrexate: A Randomized Trial. Ann Intern Med. 2020 Mar 17; 172(6):369-380.
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    Score: 0.061
  33. Tedeschi SK, Barbhaiya M, Sparks JA, Karlson EW, Kubzansky LD, Roberts AL, Willett WC, Lu B, Costenbader KH. Dietary patterns and risk of systemic lupus erythematosus in women. Lupus. 2020 Jan; 29(1):67-73.
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    Score: 0.060
  34. Xiang L, Teo EPS, Low AHL, Leung YY, Fong W, Xin X, Gandhi M, Kwan YH, Uy EJB, Sparks JA, Karlson EW, Thumboo J. Cross-cultural adaptation of the connective tissue disease screening questionnaire and development of a Chinese version in a multi-ethnic Asian population. Clin Rheumatol. 2019 Sep; 38(9):2383-2397.
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    Score: 0.058
  35. Chang HH, Ho CH, Tomita B, Silva AA, Sparks JA, Karlson EW, Rao DA, Lee YC, Ho IC. Utilizing a PTPN22 gene signature to predict response to targeted therapies in rheumatoid arthritis. J Autoimmun. 2019 Jul; 101:121-130.
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    Score: 0.058
  36. Ricciotti E, Castro C, Tang SY, Briggs WTE, West JA, Malik D, Rhoades SD, Meng H, Li X, Lahens NF, Sparks JA, Karlson EW, Weljie AM, Griffin JL, FitzGerald GA. Cyclooxygenase-2, Asymmetric Dimethylarginine, and the Cardiovascular Hazard From Nonsteroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs. Circulation. 2018 11 20; 138(21):2367-2378.
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    Score: 0.056
  37. Nguyen UDT, Zhang Y, Lu N, Louie-Gao Q, Niu J, Ogdie A, Gelfand JM, LaValley MP, Dubreuil M, Sparks JA, Karlson EW, Choi HK. Smoking paradox in the development of psoriatic arthritis among patients with psoriasis: a population-based study. Ann Rheum Dis. 2018 Jan; 77(1):119-123.
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    Score: 0.052
  38. Barbhaiya M, Tedeschi SK, Lu B, Malspeis S, Kreps D, Sparks JA, Karlson EW, Costenbader KH. Cigarette smoking and the risk of systemic lupus erythematosus, overall and by anti-double stranded DNA antibody subtype, in the Nurses' Health Study cohorts. Ann Rheum Dis. 2018 02; 77(2):196-202.
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    Score: 0.052
  39. Tedeschi SK, Barbhaiya M, Malspeis S, Lu B, Sparks JA, Karlson EW, Willett W, Costenbader KH. Obesity and the risk of systemic lupus erythematosus among women in the Nurses' Health Studies. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 2017 12; 47(3):376-383.
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    Score: 0.051
  40. Barbhaiya M, Lu B, Sparks JA, Malspeis S, Chang SC, Karlson EW, Costenbader KH. Influence of Alcohol Consumption on the Risk of Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Among Women in the Nurses' Health Study Cohorts. Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken). 2017 03; 69(3):384-392.
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    Score: 0.050
  41. Hu Y, Sparks JA, Malspeis S, Costenbader KH, Hu FB, Karlson EW, Lu B. Long-term dietary quality and risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis in women. Ann Rheum Dis. 2017 Aug; 76(8):1357-1364.
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    Score: 0.050
  42. Hu Y, Cui J, Sparks JA, Malspeis S, Costenbader KH, Karlson EW, Lu B. Circulating carotenoids and subsequent risk of rheumatoid arthritis in women. Clin Exp Rheumatol. 2017 Mar-Apr; 35(2):309-312.
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    Score: 0.049
  43. Chang HH, Liu GY, Dwivedi N, Sun B, Okamoto Y, Kinslow JD, Deane KD, Demoruelle MK, Norris JM, Thompson PR, Sparks JA, Rao DA, Karlson EW, Hung HC, Holers VM, Ho IC. A molecular signature of preclinical rheumatoid arthritis triggered by dysregulated PTPN22. JCI Insight. 2016 Oct 20; 1(17):e90045.
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    Score: 0.049
  44. Tedeschi SK, Cui J, Arkema EV, Robinson WH, Sokolove J, Lingampalli N, Sparks JA, Karlson EW, Costenbader KH. Elevated BMI and antibodies to citrullinated proteins interact to increase rheumatoid arthritis risk and shorten time to diagnosis: A nested case-control study of women in the Nurses' Health Studies. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 2017 06; 46(6):692-698.
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    Score: 0.048
  45. Hu Y, Costenbader KH, Gao X, Al-Daabil M, Sparks JA, Solomon DH, Hu FB, Karlson EW, Lu B. Sugar-sweetened soda consumption and risk of developing rheumatoid arthritis in women. Am J Clin Nutr. 2014 Sep; 100(3):959-67.
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    Score: 0.042
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