Gout, urate-lowering therapy, and uric acid levels among adults in the United States.

@article{Juraschek2015GoutUT,
  title={Gout, urate-lowering therapy, and uric acid levels among adults in the United States.},
  author={S P Juraschek and Lara C. Kovell and Edgar R Iii Miller and Allan Charles Gelber},
  journal={Arthritis care & research},
  year={2015},
  volume={67 4},
  pages={588-92}
}
OBJECTIVE Evidence strongly suggests that delivery of gout care is suboptimal. The 2012 American College of Rheumatology (ACR) guidelines emphasize a serum uric acid (SUA) target of <6 mg/dl when utilizing urate-lowering therapy (ULT). However, the proportion and characteristics of Americans with gout receiving ULT, or with a ULT indication, who are… CONTINUE READING