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Gout Isn’t Always Easy to Prove: CT Scans Help Catch Cases Traditional Test Misses

Accurate diagnosis key because painful disease treated differently than other forms of arthritis ROCHESTER, Minn. — March 25, 2014 — Gout is on the rise among U.S. men and women, and this piercingly painful and most common form of inflammatory arthritis is turning out to be more complicated than had been [...]

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Lifestyle Changes may Help Lower Risk of Gout Attacks

Lifestyle Changes may Help Lower Risk of Gout Attacks May 4, 2012 Dear Mayo Clinic: Are there natural ways to prevent gout attacks or at least lessen the severity? I do not want to take medication if it's not necessary. Answer: If you have been diagnosed with gout, you can [...]

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Men's Health: Mayo Clinic Radio

Saturday, Feb. 22, the topic is men’s health.  We discuss heart health with Stephen Kopecky, M.D., and prostate health with Matthew Tollefson, M.D., and we talk with Thomas Osborn, M.D. about gout, a form of arthritis that affects an estimated 6 million Americans each year. Another important area regarding men’s health is testosterone. Endocrinologist Todd Nippoldt M.D., addresses testosterone deficiencies and testosterone [...]

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MAYO CLINIC RADIO

  Join us Saturday, Feb. 22, at 9 a.m. CT, when we talk about men’s health.  We’ll discuss heart health with Stephen Kopecky, M.D., and prostate health with Matthew Tollefson, M.D., and we’ll talk with Thomas Osborn, M.D. about gout, a form of arthritis that affects an estimated 6 million Americans each year. Another important area regarding men’s health is testosterone. [...]

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Men's Health: Mayo Clinic Radio

Miss the show? Here is the podcast: Mayo Clinic Radio Full Show 2-22-2014 Join us Saturday, Feb. 22, at 9 a.m. CT, when we talk about men’s health.  We’ll discuss heart health with Stephen Kopecky, M.D., and prostate health with Matthew Tollefson, M.D., and we’ll talk with Thomas Osborn, M.D. about gout, a form [...]

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Can Get Gout Too, Mayo Clinic Study Finds

WASHINGTON — Refuting a belief long held by many physicians, a Mayo Clinic study found that rheumatoid arthritis patients also can get gout. The research is among several studies Mayo Clinic is presenting at the American College of Rheumatology annual meeting in Washington. Researchers also found that gut bacteria has [...]

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Gout and RA

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Eric Matteson addresses a recent study that contrary to past thought, found people with rheumatoid arthritis can also have gout. To listen, click the link below. Gout and RA

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Gout Study

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Tim Bongartz discusses a recent study that looked at the diagnosis of gout. To listen, click the link below. Gout Study        

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Gout

On Saturday April 14th, Dr. Clement Michet joined us to discuss gout.  Gout is a form of arthritis which generally affects men, however women become increasingly susceptible following menopause.   We discussed risk factors,  treatment, drugs and prevention. Medical Edge Weekend 4-14-12

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Big Toe Isn’t Biggest Culprit in Gout Flare-Ups; Other Joints Tied to Higher Risk

The painful rheumatic condition gout is often associated with the big toe, but Mayo Clinic has found that patients at highest risk of further flare-ups are those whose gout first involved other joints, such as a knee or elbow. The study is among several that Mayo researchers were presenting in Madrid at the [...]

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FRIDAY MYTH OR MATTER-OF-FACT

"GOUT IS A FORM OF ARTHRITIS WHICH AFFECTS ONLY MEN." This week's radio show is a previously aired program featuring Dr. Clem Michet and the topic is gout. We discuss risk factors, treatment, drugs and prevention. Listen at http://radio.mayoclinic.org/ Saturday 9 - 10 am CST Listen here for this week's Medical News Headlines. (right click [...]

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Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients DO Get Gout

Mayo Clinic research finds that rheumatoid arthritis patients can also get gout. The gout study reveals, contrary to conventional wisdom, rheumatoid arthritis patients aren’t immune to the nation’s obesity-fueled gout epidemic. Rheumatology chair and lead author Eric Matteson, M.D., says, "It is probably true that flares of rheumatoid arthritis in some cases might actually [...]

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Gout is Spreading in the General Population (pkg.)

Gout is a complex form of arthritis, characterized by sudden, severe attacks of pain, redness and tenderness in joints. In old movies it was a disease of status reserved for royalty and the pampered rich, but in reality, gout has spread into the general population right along with our expanding waistlines.  How [...]

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