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Kazuki Yoshida, ScD: Gout Treatment Strategies Regarding Cardiovascular Outcomes

November 05, 2021

Kazuki Yoshida, MD, MPH, ScD, discusses his ACR presentation entitled, “Comparative Safety of Gout "Treat-to-target" and "Usual Care" Treatment Strategies on Cardiovascular Outcomes Using Observational Data: Causal Inference Approach.”

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Linked to Gout

September 10, 2021

“There is likely to be a bidirectional relationship between sleep and gout, as gout flares may be influenced by circadian rhythms, and sleep quality is likely to be influenced by gout flares,” investigators explained. “Given the morbidity associated with sleep problems, we should be vigilant regarding sleep health in our patients with gout.”