Monday, 09 Dec 2019


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27 Oct 2017 Social Metanalysis of ULT adherence in Gout, 16 studies show adherence 46-48%, higher w/age, DM, HTN comorbidity
08 Jun 2018 Social RheumNow Wk in Review is up - The Baricitinib Splash and news on PA/NPs, Gout, PsA. or subscribe to the podcast on iTunes or Soundcloud
28 Dec 2018 Social Despite many excellent therapies, most patients with gout are not adequately managed, and patients and providers have many misconceptions about gout. Great review by Ted Fields, MD
16 Sep 2019 Social Review of 24 guidance papers on gouts shows agreement over T2T fo ruric acid level and long-term controlindications for urate-lowering therapy 1st line drugs acute attack. Inconsistent were the initiation of ULT & Rx of asymptomatic hyperuricemia.
29 Jun 2015 Social Costs of #Gout related to # flares. Claims data 102703 gout pts: 87% had 0-1 flares/yr; 9.4% 2 flares, 3.7% 3+ flares
22 Sep 2016 Social Pegloticase failure linked to PEG Abs - may be improved/tolerated by concomitant Imuran - interesting case report
06 Nov 2017 Social RT @Janetbirdope: #GAMECHANGER uncontrolled gout is associated with more heart failure so treat gout effectively. #acr17 @rheumnow #1119 ht…
23 Sep 2015 Social High consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages causes higher serum urate levels, but only in those with high BMI
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…
07 Jul 2018 Social RT @jesdaile: Up to 70% of people with gout, the most common inflammatory arthritis, don't take the pills prescribed that can completely co…
22 Mar 2019 Social Prevalence of gout continues to rise. NHANES data say prevalence of gout is 9.2 million inUS adults (2015-2016) (5.9 mill men; 3.3 mil women); hyperuricemia prevalences is 20.0%. ULT use in gout was 33% between 2007-2014.
09 Mar 2016 Social 7 yr old data shows #Colchicine misuse with no dose adjustments for renal insufficency during acute gout in France
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).…
04 Jun 2019 Social UK Clinical Practice Database matched 62,234 pts with and without gout showing more venous thromboembolic events in gout (0.373 vs 0.27 per 100 Pt-yrs) (aHR 1.25, 95% CI 1.15–1.35) - not affected by ULT & not significant while in hospital (aHR 1.01)
10 May 2016 Social Survey of PCPs & house officers show disparate practices in gout Dx & Rx - esp w/ colchicine, ULT use & monitoring
29 Apr 2017 Social #SOTA2017 Dr. Gabriel In RA hyperuricemia is predictived of PAD and CV Events
29 Mar 2018 Social Why would anyone treat gout with colchicine when steroids & NSAIDs are fast, dirt cheap, more practical & safer than colchicine? Colchicine has given us thousands of years of GI distress & diarrhea now at a ridiculously high cost!
13 Nov 2019 Social RT @DrKanikaMonga: 2020 Gout Clinical Practice Guideline ‼️ For patients with gout where XOI, uricosurics and other interventions have fail…
24 Jul 2017 Social Discrepancy between ultrasound and DECT quantification of urate tophi in gout joints; lower sensitivity w/ DECT
17 Apr 2018 Social Using the 2012 ACR gout guidelines, an ACR working group developed new quality measures for gout: 1) evaluating indications for ULT; 2) monitoring serum urate; 3)treat-to-target outcome. But only 32%-58% of pts achieve these; thus room for improvement!