Cardiovascular risk management in rheumatic diseases

This is the lay version of the EULAR recommendations for managing cardiovascular risks in people with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases. The original publication can be downloaded from the EULAR website: www.eular.org. Drosos GC, Vedder D, Houben E, et al. EULAR recommendations for cardiovascular risk management in rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases, including systemic lupus erythematosus and […]

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Managing gout

This is the lay version of the EULAR recommendations for the management of people with gout. The original publication can be downloaded from the EULAR website: www.eular.org. Richette P, et al. 2016 updated EULAR evidence-based recommendations for the management of gout. Ann Rheum Dis 2017;76:29–42. doi:10.1136/annrheumdis-2016-209707 Introduction EULAR recommendations give advice to doctors, nurses and […]

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Treat-to-target could be a reality in gout

Targeting urate levels could help to improve care for people with gout. INTRODUCTION Gout is a very common condition, affecting up to 2% of adults in developed countries. The symptoms tend to flare every so often, developing over a few hours and causing severe pain in the joints. It is caused by deposits of crystals […]

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