The updated guideline provides clinicians with evidence-based guidance on important topics such as the optimal usage of urate-lowering therapy (ULT), treatment of gout flares, managing lifestyle factors, and other medication recommendations to help them be successful in optimally managing gout in their patients.
“We need to think about for each individual what are the puzzle pieces that should go together to help manage their osteoarthritis,” said Tuhina Neogi, MD, PhD, FRCPC. “There’s no one size fits all for patients.”
Here’s just a sample of the great education that was available during the meeting that took place in Atlanta. Miss a session at this year’s Annual Meeting? 2019 Annual Meeting scientific registrants receive a complimentary 12-month subscription to ACR Beyond On-Demand.
Many guidelines, including the 2017 ACR Guideline for the Prevention and Treatment of Glucocorticoid-Induced Osteoporosis (GIOP), do not recommend anabolic therapy as initial treatment for osteoporosis and GIOP.