Author | Marijke Vroomen Durning, RN

Articles

Should Gout Patients Avoid Tomatoes?

September 15, 2015

Research shows a possible biological basis between gout, tomatoes and other foods.

Joint Stress Has No Impact on Gout

September 15, 2015

Stress on joints appears to have no effect on urate deposition.

A Rare Case of Ulcerated Tophaceous Gout

August 11, 2015

Patients with tophaceous gout rarely develop ulcers, but when they do occur, these ulcers can be difficult to treat. This case study explores the diagnosis of and treatment options for patients with ulcerated tophaceous gout.

Ten Features that Define Gout Classification

August 11, 2015

Diagnosing gout can be vexing. Most of the time, the diagnosis is made in the primary care setting where physicians diagnose gout by following one of six classification criteria, with the most widely used one being the 1977 American Rheumatism Association criteria.