Talk Health, the patient voice online asked for responses to a questionnaire recently, which I duly sent in. As today is Rheumatoid Awareness Day I figured it was a good time to share my story here too. 803 more words
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This morning we drove to the other side of town while it was still foggy out; I had an appointment for an upper abdominal ultrasound. After many years on methotrexate, my blood work began reflecting elevated liver enzymes last summer, and my new-as-of-last-week rheumatologist wanted a closer look. 313 more words
Hyperuricemia is associated with risk for CVD, and many studies show excess risk (CVD and all-cause mortality) for men with gout.
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2646 had gout, 55% of which were txed with urate-lowering therapy, 45% untreated… 63 more words