Thursday, 17 Aug 2017


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04 Feb 2016 Social Uricosuric effects are seen with Losartan, Irbesartan, CCB (amlodipine), fenofibrate, vitamin C, coffee, skim milk, yogurt and leflunomide
03 Feb 2016 Social Methotrexate had no benefit in a small crossover trial in pts w/ chronic Calcium Pyrophosphate Deposition Disease
01 Feb 2016 Slide of the day The Increasing Frequency of Gout
18 Jan 2016 Slide of the day Comorbidities Associated with Gout
13 Jan 2016 News Lesinurad augments uric acid lowering effect in allopurinol non-responders
14 Dec 2015 News Can Gout and Rheumatoid Arthritis Coexist?
04 Dec 2015 Social Prudent diet lowers risk of RA & gout, but a big Mac Western diet increases risk of RA & gout. Data from #ACR15
02 Dec 2015 News Reduced Uric Acid from Weight Loss Tied to Triglycerides
26 Nov 2015 Social Michaelangelo may have had gout - that explains why he painted on his back so well.
25 Nov 2015 Social Danish population study shows 7127 people on allopurinol have 11% less CV mortality and 32% all cause mortality
19 Nov 2015 Social As much as I dislike colchicine; results show colchicine in gout nets 49% lower CV & 73% less all-cause mortality
04 Nov 2015 Social Small RCT shows that education on diet does not further improve urate levels in gout pts on ULT.
30 Oct 2015 News No Correlation Between Urate Crystal Identification and Cardiovascular Risk
28 Oct 2015 Social Within 4 wks of starting allopurinol or febuxostat, lower urate assoc w/ better renal function but no effect on HTN.
27 Oct 2015 Social Study of 97 pts: Risk of anaphylaxis with 1st infusion of rasburicase is zero, but goes to 6.1% with 2nd infusion.
26 Oct 2015 Social 75 pts >50 yrs w knee effusions were studied:Ultrasound was more sensitive(60 v 40%) & specific (97 v 83%) than Xray
26 Oct 2015 News FDA Panel Votes 10-4 to Approve Lesinurad for the Treatment of Hyperuricemia/Gout
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
22 Oct 2015 Social Gouty arthritis requiring allopurinol is associated with an excess risk of major fractures and hip Fx, moreso in men
21 Oct 2015 Social FDA reviews potential new gout drug Lesinurad (URAT-1 inhibitor) on friday. ULT for for use with allopurinol.