Tuesday, 17 Sep 2019


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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
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…
13 Dec 2017 News Febuxostat Works in Early Gout But Fails to Protect from Xray Damage
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
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
22 Dec 2017 News Risk of Gout Onset and Flare Linked to Urate Levels
22 Dec 2017 News Allopurinol Dose Escalation is Safe with Severe CKD
29 Dec 2017 News New BSR 2017 Gout Guidelines (Best of 2017)
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
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
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
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
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).…
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
13 Feb 2018 Social Systematic review of DECT Scanning in Gout included 32 articles & 1502 pts. DECT takes little time and has low radiation exposure but limited availability. It showed Sensitivity & Specificity > 80%. Dx performance was better than Xray, CT, equal to US https://t.co/GkbSKNP7D2
14 Feb 2018 News T2T Improves Primary Care Gout Management
20 Feb 2018 Social Theres nearly a 2 fold higher risk of dementia in the elderly with hyperuricemia. https://t.co/sdRYjepMAn
22 Feb 2018 Social Duke Federico of Montefeltro (1422-1482) shown to have #gout based on letters and examination of skeletal remains. Gout was alive and active during the Italian Renaissance. https://t.co/yNnYWZlU5G
23 Feb 2018 Social RT @ARD_BMJ: Large study reveals the relationship between serum urate concentrations & clinically evident incident #gout. 15-year cumulativ…
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