Disability as assessed by Health Assessment Questionnaire Disability Index (HAQ–DI) was the leading factor hindering GC discontinuation, as a low HAQ–DI score can identify candidates for GC discontinuation. PubMed, Clin Rheumatol, 2016 Aug;35(8):1985-91. (Also see Glucocorticoids, Steroids (Prednisone) Warnings for Scleroderma)
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