Tuesday, 31 Mar 2020


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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
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…
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
27 Oct 2017 Social Metanalysis of ULT adherence in Gout, 16 studies show adherence 46-48%, higher w/age, DM, HTN comorbidityhttps://buff.ly/2y6kOQd
04 Jul 2019 Social RT @RheumNow: Comparison of high and low iris acid levels in a large cohort of gout patients shows high SUA associated with more comorbidit…
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
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).…
23 Feb 2018 Social Gout management by UK Rheums conform to guidelines, yet ~45% reach target SUA<6.0. Study of 4343 Gout pts; 82% M; 13% crystal-proven. 29% stopped diuretic, 76% on ULT; prophylaxis was co-prescribed for 94%. https://t.co/G2HDF0wO2h
16 Sep 2018 Social 10 yr study - 581 gout vs 598 OA pts shows gout with a lower risk of colorectal cancer (0.8% vs 3.7%). https://t.co/xPbj1iEGDs Other studies have shown increased overall Cancer risk in gout https://t.co/RDaDhm5V31
25 Nov 2015 Social Danish population study shows 7127 people on allopurinol have 11% less CV mortality and 32% all cause mortality https://t.co/rbtXku8QYA
25 Oct 2016 Social Rheumatoid nodules almost never ulcerate; but gout tophi DO! Risk factors age, tophus size & no protective sensation https://t.co/kmsnNlRBF2
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! https://t.co/6YGFRktVMS
23 Oct 2018 Social Filming now: our gout panel with these terrific people. We'll post it up tonight on https://t.co/X7Lh9aCbYf. #gout #ACR18 https://t.co/45xhhGs31t
16 Jun 2018 Social RT @Janetbirdope: A sore toe can kill you! Danish population study excluded past cancers and found pts with goit had mor cancer. Lymphoma c…
25 Jan 2019 Social Using the 1998-2014 U.S. National Inpatient Sample- gout was associated with 9-20% higher healthcare utilization and 6% higher hazard of transfusion after primary hip replacement surgery. https://t.co/cSFnVJiX8s
13 Mar 2017 Social In 2002, there was 3.9 million outpatient visits for #Gout - only 1.3% were to rheumatologists. https://t.co/r5PRddtNfY
21 Nov 2019 Social The draft 2020 ACR #gout guidelines were presented at the last slot of the meeting. Big changes for ULT initiation #ACR19 @philipcrobinson [Slides attached] https://t.co/4g3YUlm7Sa
01 Aug 2015 Social 81 arthritis pts (1/2 w/ gout) were studied w/ DECT scans. DECT had sensitivity of 90% and specificity of 83%. http://t.co/fL6t7zFPmY
24 Jul 2017 Social Discrepancy between ultrasound and DECT quantification of urate tophi in gout joints; lower sensitivity w/ DECT https://t.co/RL5Vkq6GSz
18 Jun 2019 Social RT @GoutGroup: #EULAR2019 Come hear the latest on gout! Room N103 16:15-17:45 today. Risk:Exciting new genetics, occupational hazard, diet…