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Cindy Xia's research on the incidence and treatment of gout among hospitalized patients received top honors at the Ohio Chapter of the American College of Physicians (ACP) meeting in Columbus,
New research shows that use of poor footwear is common among patients with gout.
As an alternative to a conventional treatment for gout that some patients may not respond to, patients with severe, chronic gout who received the medication pegloticase for 6 months had greater improvement in measures of uric acid levels as well as physical function and quality of life.
Injections of pegloticase, a modified porcine enzyme, can produce significant and sustained clinical improvements in 2 out of 5 patients with chronic gout that is resistant to conventional therapies.
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