Tuesday, 31 Mar 2020

Gout/Crystal

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29 Jan 2019 Social QD Clinic - The Tophi Guy | Gout case management from https://t.co/2dcFVgu8z6 https://t.co/Nj3PbgVuFK
26 Apr 2018 Social A large CV prevention trial found 722 new gout cases among 12,866 men (age 35–57). Chronic kidney dz assoc w/ a 61% incr risk of gout (HR 1.61), increased w/ proteinuria & hematuria, but not by serum urate https://t.co/DOUBaACaM6
28 Aug 2016 Social Gout patients have a 17% increased risk of fractures ( limbs & spine). Interestingly allopurinol use lowers risk https://t.co/aPKeAQTy0w
18 Aug 2017 Social Study of Acute gout: 26% had SF MSU & CPP crystals. CPP crystals assoc w/ gout duration, CKD, erosive dz; not age https://t.co/K8OT8yanNW
16 Jun 2018 Social RT @RonanTKavanagh: Vazquez-Mellado. Mexican patients with severe gout tend to be younger age at onset, lower educational level and socioec…
13 Nov 2019 Social RT @DrKanikaMonga: 2020 Gout Clinical Practice Guideline ‼️ For patients with gout where XOI, uricosurics and other interventions have fail…
04 May 2015 Social Erectile dsyfunction in #Gout. Even after adjustments for age, hypertension, diabetes, and obesity. http://buff.ly/1cbFZkH 
06 Nov 2017 Social RT @Janetbirdope: #GAMECHANGER uncontrolled gout is associated with more heart failure so treat gout effectively. #acr17 @rheumnow #1119 ht…
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. https://t.co/j6v2Jp8L9t
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
09 Mar 2016 Social 7 yr old data shows #Colchicine misuse with no dose adjustments for renal insufficency during acute gout in France https://t.co/JXMd1tq47s
12 Dec 2019 Social Caltech researchers developed a wearable sensor that detects & monitors uric acid levels. Shown to be elevated in both gout patients and normals after purine rich meals. Cool technology thats still a long way from commercial use. https://t.co/jeLfb1Vbz0 https://t.co/TMVkIGPWE1
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 http://t.co/rTWHLIhqWE
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).…
10 May 2016 Social Survey of PCPs & house officers show disparate practices in gout Dx & Rx - esp w/ colchicine, ULT use & monitoring https://t.co/X50G1bkP0Q
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. https://t.co/nDEJM7gTGA
23 Sep 2015 Social High consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages causes higher serum urate levels, but only in those with high BMI http://t.co/yHJSKrx3gl
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 https://t.co/Njpo1225XP
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!
12 Jul 2016 Social Prevalence of gout increasing in EU from 1.7% to 2.5%; in the US to 4%. Gout is becoming epidemic. https://t.co/zSSRbTId73