Gout

Journal Updates
Gout Increases Risk of Heart Failure in Older Adults
eMediNexus, 22 April 2020
#Cardiology #Hospital Medicine #Pathology and Lab Medicine #Pharmacist #Rheumatology

Older adults with gout were found to have an increased risk for incident heart failure in a large population-based cohort study. ...MORE

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Journal Updates
Diabetes Drug Class May Hold Promise for Gout Prevention
eMediNexus, 14 January 2020
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Internal Medicine #Pharmacist #Rheumatology

Sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitors may reduce the risk for gout among adults with type 2 diabetes, new research s ...MORE

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Journal Updates
A Role for SGLT2 Inhibition in Gout?
eMediNexus, 15 December 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Pharmacist #Rheumatology

The antidiabetic medication canagliflozin lowered serum urate and reduced the risk of gout flare in a post-hoc analysis of data from two large clinical trial ...MORE

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Journal Updates
Opioids Overused in Acute Gout
eMediNexus, 07 July 2019
#Internal Medicine #Pharmacist #Public Health #Rheumatology

Opioids were commonly given to patients as a treatment for acute gout attacks, despite the availability of other effective and a ...MORE

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Journal Updates
Excess Non-CV Mortality Persists in Gout
eMediNexus, 10 June 2019
#Cardiology #Orthopedics #Public Health #Rheumatology

Patients with gout not only have a well-recognized increased risk of dying from cardiovascular (CV) disease, but also have highe ...MORE

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Clinical News
Gout treatment may help prevent obesity-related type 2 diabetes
eMediNexus, 07 April 2019
#Diabetes and Endocrinology #Orthopedics #Rheumatology

Colchicine, used to treat the gout, could potentially reduce complications accompanying metabolic syndrome, a combination of hig ...MORE

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