Friday, 16 Feb 2018

Gout/Crystal

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14 Feb 2018 News T2T Improves Primary Care Gout Management
09 Feb 2018 Social RT @uptoTate: Distinctive differences between gout and cppd on US. Dr. O. Troum and Dr. A. Wells. #RWCS @RheumNow https://t.co/yzxzBc4ucn
09 Feb 2018 Social RT @uptoTate: Pegloticase weekly for the 1st three weeks may be a better regimen for sustained low uric acid levels (vs every other week).…
01 Feb 2018 Social In the last 25 years the number of patients with gout increased by 30% in the Nordic countries. https://t.co/nZ9ranWdlV
10 Jan 2018 Social Krystexxa annual sales expected to increase from $400 million to $750 million. Horizon reports the number of gout pts treated increased from 50,000 to 100,000. https://t.co/sPTf8UueVc
08 Jan 2018 Social Estimates suggest 8.3 million Gout pts in US; Another recent market estimates claims that worldwide 2016, there were 34.0 million prevalent cases of gout and forecasts and increase to 37.9 million by 2025. https://t.co/U868kzdvug
29 Dec 2017 Social Metanalysis of ULT adherence in Gout, 16 studies show adherence 46-48%, higher w/age, DM, HTN comorbidityhttps://buff.ly/2C8fdrv
29 Dec 2017 News New BSR 2017 Gout Guidelines (Best of 2017)
22 Dec 2017 News Allopurinol Dose Escalation is Safe with Severe CKD
22 Dec 2017 News Risk of Gout Onset and Flare Linked to Urate Levels
21 Dec 2017 Social Olmstead Co (Mayo) study shows rising incidence of gout (67-->137/100000) from 1989 to 2010 is associated w/ rising rates of comorbidity (HTN 54->69%; DM 6-25%; CKD 11-28%; morbid obesity 10-29%) https://t.co/LsVYIa1rH5
18 Dec 2017 Social Check out Dr. Ken Saags #ACR17 video on the Triple study - how a tolerizing dose of pegloticase makes it safer and more tolerable! https://t.co/YwJtO2LVp7
13 Dec 2017 News Febuxostat Works in Early Gout But Fails to Protect from Xray Damage
12 Dec 2017 Social RT @GoutSolution: Pegloticase was approved in the USA to treat #gout in 2010. It is an option for the 3% of people who are intolerant to ot…
11 Dec 2017 Social Hyperuricemia seen in 32% of 1019 gout clinic pts and assoc. w/ d longer Dz duration, higher PASI scores, more comorbidities (CVD, MI, CHF, CRF), more nephrolithiasis, higher creatinine; but only 11 (3.4%) had gout. https://t.co/vK6DEqmZe8
11 Dec 2017 Social Comorbidities & polypharmacy in elderly gout pts complicate management. Flares Intra-articular steroid injx is preferred in accessible jts, followed by PO pred preferred over colchicine or NSAIDs. https://t.co/K3jrimPnJf
07 Dec 2017 Social Systematic review of ULT discontinuation - 5 studies shows that ULT D/C has good short term outcomes (esp if SUA is low) but delayed relapse rates occcuring 1-4.5 yrs later - more in gout (36-81%), less w/ urolithiasis (15%). https://t.co/RTIwuH154S
28 Nov 2017 News Gout Associated with Work Absenteeism
27 Nov 2017 Social Gout risk assoc w/ Soda & high fructose corn syrup. New NHANES study shows 1209 young adults, 20–30 yrs enrolled 20… https://t.co/Z8qvW3FgAE
14 Nov 2017 News Good News from ACR17 - Gout