Palliative Care in Assisted Living
Mrs. M is a 92-year-old woman residing in an assisted living community. Her medical history includes hypertension, gout, hyperlipidemia, atrial fibrillation, hypothyroidism, and melanoma with invasion into the parotid gland; she has had removal of a lesion and a parotidectomy with nerve involvement impacting the 7th cranial nerve. Her medications include oral levothyroxine, 100 μg daily; oral vitamin D, 1,000 units daily; oral probenecid 500/colchicine, 0.5 mg daily; oral lisinopril, 5 mg daily; oral furosemide, 20 mg daily; oral duloxetine, 60 mg for depression; oral carvedilol, 6.25 mg twice a day; oral aspirin, 81 mg d...
Source: Caring for the Ages - March 29, 2022 Category: Health Management Authors: Barbara Resnick, Paige Hector Tags: Interdisciplinary Team Case Studies Source Type: news

Rheumatoid Arthritis vs. Gout
Title: Rheumatoid Arthritis vs. GoutCategory: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 3/4/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/4/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - March 4, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

EULAR CVD Management Guidance Focuses on Gout, Lupus, Vasculitis EULAR CVD Management Guidance Focuses on Gout, Lupus, Vasculitis
The recommendations advise on managing cardiovascular health in patients with gout, vasculitis, systemic sclerosis, myositis, Sj ögren syndrome, lupus, antiphospholipid syndrome, and other diseases.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines)
Source: Medscape Allergy Headlines - February 24, 2022 Category: Allergy & Immunology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

What Does Gout Pain Feel Like?
Title: What Does Gout Pain Feel Like?Category: Diseases and ConditionsCreated: 2/17/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/17/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - February 17, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Update on Gout Management: What Is Old and What Is New Update on Gout Management: What Is Old and What Is New
Get up-to-date on the most recent advances in the management of gout.Current Opinion in Rheumatology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 16, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news

SGLT2 in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Lowers Risk of Gout SGLT2 in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Lowers Risk of Gout
A retrospective, adjusted analysis of people in China with type 2 diabetes significantly linked SGLT2 inhibitor use with a lower risk of gout compared with those receiving a DPP4 inhibitor.First Look (Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines)
Source: Medscape Diabetes Headlines - February 8, 2022 Category: Endocrinology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Range of Healthy Dietary Patterns Reduces Risk of Gout in Women Range of Healthy Dietary Patterns Reduces Risk of Gout in Women
A study of four different healthy eating patterns in women found that all reduced the risk of new-onset gout in women, compared with a traditional Western diet.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - January 31, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Dual-energy CT shows promise for gout workup
Dual-energy CT's (DECT) role in gout workup is evolving, boosted by improvement...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: Osteoporosis risk can be predicted on dual-energy CT Dual-energy CT scans of T-Rex reveal fossil's secrets Careful planning can optimize spectral CT in radiology Dual-energy CT bests x-ray for diagnosing hip prosthesis instability Dual-energy CT shows promise, but watch for artifacts (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - January 28, 2022 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Common Gout Drug Is Safe in Patients With Kidney Issues
Title: Common Gout Drug Is Safe in Patients With Kidney IssuesCategory: Health NewsCreated: 1/26/2022 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 1/27/2022 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General)
Source: MedicineNet Arthritis General - January 27, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Source Type: news

Allopurinol Not Tied to Higher Mortality for Patients With Gout and CKD
TUESDAY, Jan. 25, 2022 -- For patients with gout and chronic kidney disease (CKD), no associations with increased mortality were seen for allopurinol initiation, achieving target serum urate (SU) levels, or allopurinol dose escalation, according to... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - January 25, 2022 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Allopurinol Found Safe in Patients With Concomitant Gout, CKD Allopurinol Found Safe in Patients With Concomitant Gout, CKD
Despite earlier concerns, a study has found no sign of increased mortality with allopurinol therapy in patients with gout and chronic kidney disease.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Rheumatology Headlines - January 25, 2022 Category: Rheumatology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

Medieval 'bloodletting' could ease gout pain
Gout typically affects the big toe because it is furthest from the heart - uric acid is more likely to turn into crystals at the extremities where body temperature is coolest. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 17, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Super-Low Uric Acid May Not Be Best for Erosive Gout Super-Low Uric Acid May Not Be Best for Erosive Gout
Lowering the target for uric acid levels from the current standard doesn ' t result in better gout outcomes and leads to more medication use and side effects, a study suggests.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines - January 11, 2022 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Rheumatology News Source Type: news

DR ELLIE CANNON: Is stress caring for my ill wife giving me muscle twitches?
DR ELLIE CANNON: Today's reader is seeking advice having developed a muscle twitch since he started caring for his wife who is ill. The reader fears the twitch could also be a response to his gout. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 8, 2022 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Gout treatment offers little benefit against severe COVID-19, study finds
A medication normally used to treat gout does not offer much benefit to patients with severe COVID-19, a study published Wednesday by JAMA Network Open found. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - December 29, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news