Search results for "Gout"

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New gout guidelines and 'treat to target'

The ACP guideline on diagnosis makes one recommendation: Clinicians should use synovial fluid analysis when their clinical judgment indicates that diagnostic testing is necessary in patients with possible acute gout. ... A major hurdle to accurate
April 2017

QD: News Every Day--Patient education, lifestyle likely not enough to treat gout

The American College of Rheumatology released its guidelines in Arthritis Care &Research, one paper on hyperuricemia and the second on acute gouty arthritis. ... New guidelines for acute gouty arthritis include:. --An acute gouty arthritis attack should
June 2019

The ACR's got milk...and lemonade and water.

The ad recruited gout sufferers across the country to report all kinds of data about their behavior when they are and aren't having gout attacks. ... Turns out that not drinking water seems to increase the risk of a gout attack.
June 2019

Drugs, drugs, and...tai chi?

Early data on several experimental rheumatologic therapies was presented, including an injection for treatment-resistant gout and a new painkiller for knee osteoarthritis, as well as two potential competitors to Fosamax
June 2019

Applying the Pareto Principle (80/20 rule) to rheumatology

When suspicion of rheumatoid arthritis is high, typically an anti-CCP is also ordered. ... Gout management is divided into acute management (typically treated with prednisone; colchicine, or NSAIDs) and management of hyperuricemia.
June 2019

What to do about Niacin?

I have never been a big fan of Niacin because it causes pretty bad flushing, increases uric acid/gout, and most importantly, raises blood glucose.
June 2019

Statins, gout guidelines fuel debate on best practice

This issue covers the debate about statins guidelines, evidence-based guidelines for gout, and physicians-in-training who face discrimination. ... Last year, ACP released new evidence-based guidelines offering recommendations on diagnosis and treatment
April 2017

QD: News Every Day--Is Wikipedia accurate enough for health care professionals to use it?

tuberculosis, Crohn’s disease, pneumonia, multiple sclerosis, diabetes, gout, meningitis, Down’s syndrome, Parkinson’s disease, and gastroenteritis. ... To gauge the site’s accuracy, the report’s authors looked at how editorial control of 5
June 2019


for acute stroke at dmp AN T114577/Thrombolytics-for- acute-stroke. ... Based on Tissue plasminogen activator for acute ischemic stroke. The NINDS rt-PA Stroke Study Group.
March 2017

QD: News Every Day--Cherries associated with lower risk of gout attacks

Participants were asked about gout attacks, signs and symptoms, and risk factors such as eating cherries daily. ... Results appeared in Arthritis and Rheumatism. Cherry intake over a 2-day period was associated with a 35% lower risk of gout attacks
June 2019

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