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Pegloticase for the Management of Gout
Dr. Ted Fields discusses the clinical characteristics of pegloticase and explains why it may be the best option for some patients with gout.
In this episode, Dr. Ted Fields discusses current and potential future combination treatment strategies for patients with gout.
In autoimmune diseases, one size doesn’t fit all when it comes to tools to encourage adherence to treatment..
It has long been suspected that some foods and lifestyle factors can cause painful acute gout attacks. Now, for the first time, researchers have shown that eating tomatoes contributes to the flares.
The number of opioid-related deaths nearly quadrupled from 1999 to 2011 in the US; and while that number continues to increase, one state has made positive strides with the implementation of two initiatives.
A recent study examined the systemic nature of gout with the goal of identifying proteomic pathways that could lead to co-morbidities in gout patients.
Despite a number of effective medication therapy options, there is international evidence that gout is inadequately treated. Studies in the United States, the United Kingdom, and now Australia, show the same triad of ineffectiveness: low levels of urate-lowering therapy (ULT), infrequent serum urate and renal function testing, and very low rates of achievement of target serum urate levels.

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