Thursday, 20 Feb 2020


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14 Sep 2015 Social High RDW is associated w/ risk of recurrent gout flares, renal disease, high Hgb, but not with ESR, CRP
04 Jul 2016 Social RT @MarkHankins1: @RheumNow and ask yourself, "Am I part of the disease or of the cure?" - Coldplay
20 Oct 2017 Social Review of 10 wt loss intervention trials in obese or overweight gout pts - 6/8 showed Wt loss reduces attacks.
03 Jul 2019 Social RT @GoutGroup: #Hyperuricemia (HUC) /#gout found to be associated with CVD in a cohort of 37,315 PsA patients. Investigators at Icahn Mt S…
13 Nov 2019 Social RT @DrKanikaMonga: 2020 Gout Clinical Practice Guideline ‼️ For patients with gout where XOI, uricosurics and other interventions have fail…
23 Oct 2015 Social FDA Arthritis Advisory Committee votes 10-4 in favor of Lesinurad (+XOI) for hyperuricemia/gout; despite safety concerns over renal effects
21 Sep 2016 Social Nurses Health Study shows women w/ gout have 38% increased risk hip fractures.
06 Nov 2017 Social RT @KDAO2011: Dr D Solomon #ACR17 @rheumnow YR in Review DASH diet (see photo) decrease gout risk…
11 Sep 2019 Social UK Clinical Practice Database compared 68,897 gout pts vs 554,964 without gout, showing gout doubles risk of (8.5/1000PY vs 4.1/1000PY w/o gout). Risk highest with ESRD. Gout did not increase CKD related deaths.
04 Dec 2019 Social Ultrasound study of 980 #gout pts finds Bone erosions were seen in 44%, with 78.4% of these found in the first metatarsophalangeal (MTP) joint. Independent predictors include age, duration of gout, tophi, US synovitis and and joint effusion.
28 Feb 2019 Social FDA approval of an oral colchicine Gloperba for Adult Gout Flares - is this really an advance? At what price? You dont need colchicine to manage most cases of gout -my opinion of course!
03 Feb 2016 Social Methotrexate had no benefit in a small crossover trial in pts w/ chronic Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition Disease
02 Jan 2020 Social Internet based study by Choi et al - looked at 517 gout patients and examined if gout flares were associated with vaccination. They found a twofold higher odds of gout flare (adjusted OR 1.99; 95% CI 1.01 to 3.89 in those who were vaccinated (any vaccine).
23 Feb 2018 Social RT @ARD_BMJ: Large study reveals the relationship between serum urate concentrations & clinically evident incident #gout. 15-year cumulativ…
07 Apr 2016 Social Magnitude of visceral fat and liver fat loads are independently associated with hyperuricemia.
15 Sep 2018 Social Gout is associated with a higher risk of hearing loss in older adults, A 5% random sample of Medicare 2006–2012, shows incidence hearing impairment to be higher in people with gout (16.9 vs. non-gout 8.7 per 1000PY). HR=1.44
30 Jul 2015 Social High risk CHF pts w/ hyperuricemia- treatment w/ allopurinol failed to improve outcomes, QOL, ejection fraction
25 May 2016 Social Allopurinol: (100-800 mg/d);Monitor CBC, LFTs, Creat, Eos. Serious interaction w/ AZA & 6MP. EtOH decreases effect
18 Jun 2019 Social RT @GoutGroup: #Gout and #genetics at #EULAR2019. New data on genes linked to sUA regulation and leading-edge genetics on conversion from #…
23 Oct 2018 Social RT @CCalabreseDO: prevalence of gout in the hip may be underestimated, as shown in abstract #2240 by use of ultrasound @RheumNow #ACR18