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Urate-Lowering Therapy May Lower Cardiovascular Risk

Hyperuricemia is associated with risk for CVD, and many studies show excess risk (CVD and all-cause mortality) for men with gout.

n = 40,000

2646 had gout, 55% of which were txed with urate-lowering therapy, 45% untreated… 63 more words

Pharmacology / Meds

Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis - The 3% Rule

~ 3% of patients with psoriasis have psoriatic arthritis and ~ 3% will
develop it annually

Clinical Question:
How common is psoriatic arthritis in patients with psoriasis and how often will they develop arthritis? 98 more words

Evidence-Based Medicine

Zombies Have More Energy! 

I know I’ve often said fatigue is the hardest thing to explain. I know from speaking with others that Chronic Fatigue is incredibly misunderstood by those that have never felt its effects. 538 more words


#rablogweek 2 - Active vs Reactive Patients 

​Active versus reactive patients – We usually start as naïve and trusting patients, then at some point we realize we must take an active part in our own medical decisions. 553 more words