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Weight loss may improve condition of overweight obese patients with gout

June 23, 2017

MADRID — Weight loss may benefit overweight or obese patients with gout, according to findings presented at the EULAR Annual Congress.

Sabrina M. Nielsen, of the Parker Institute, Bispebjerg and Frederiksberg Hospital, suggested that close to half of patients with gout in Europe are overweight.

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Unspoken and Undiagnosed: Addressing Sex and Intimacy Issues in Rheumatic Disease

Healio Rheumatology, June 2017
Sexual dysfunction and intimacy issues may rank high among the complaints reported by patients with rheumatic diseases, but these complaints often remain unaddressed in…
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Lesinurad combination therapy with febuxostat seen as effective in tophaceous gout

June 12, 2017
Lesinurad combination therapy with febuxostat had better ability to lower serum uric acid levels compared with febuxostat monotherapy and showed an acceptable safety…
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Study: Men with gout have increased risk for erectile dysfunction

June 8, 2017
Men with gout have a significantly increased risk for erectile dysfunction, according to a recently published analysis from England. “[We] observed increased…
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Weight loss may improve condition of overweight obese patients with gout

June 23, 2017
MADRID — Weight loss may benefit overweight or obese patients with gout, according to findings presented at the EULAR Annual Congress. Sabrina

Feature

Unspoken and Undiagnosed: Addressing Sex and Intimacy Issues in Rheumatic Disease

Healio Rheumatology, June 2017
Sexual dysfunction and intimacy issues may rank high among the complaints reported by patients with rheumatic diseases, but these complaints often…

In the Journals

Lesinurad combination therapy with febuxostat seen as effective in tophaceous gout

June 12, 2017
Lesinurad combination therapy with febuxostat had better ability to lower serum uric acid levels compared with febuxostat monotherapy and showed an…

In the Journals

Study: Men with gout have increased risk for erectile dysfunction

June 8, 2017
Men with gout have a significantly increased risk for erectile dysfunction, according to a recently published analysis from England. “[We]…

In the Journals

Large amount of monosodium urate crystals found in patients with axial spondyloarthritis without gout

June 5, 2017
Large amounts of monosodium urate crystals were found in the pelvis of patients with axial spondyloarthritis, according to a recently published…

BSR guideline: Urate-lowering drugs should be offered early in gout

May 30, 2017
The British Society for Rheumatology has updated its guideline for the management of gout and has recommended that urate-lowering drugs be offered to…

Survey: Patients with gout experienced eight painful gout attacks per year

May 24, 2017
According to a recent CreakyJoints online survey of 1,000 patients with gout, respondents noted they experienced an average of eight painful gout…

Top five stories for National Gout Awareness Day

May 22, 2017
Healio Rheumatology features the top stories for National Gout Awareness Day, which is held on May 22 by the Gout & Uric Acid Education…

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Anti-hypertension diet linked with reduced risk for gout, Western diet linked with increased risk for gout

May 15, 2017
An anti-hypertension diet — that emphasizes fruits, vegetables, nuts, legumes, low fat dairy and whole grains and a low intake of sodium…

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VIDEO: Association exists between osteoarthritis, gout

May 9, 2017
DESTIN, Fla. — At the Congress of Clinical Rheumatology Annual Meeting, Svetlana Krasnokutsky, MD, MS, from NYU Langone Medical Center,

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