Hyon Choi

Summary

Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Coffee consumption and risk of incident gout in women: the Nurses' Health Study
    Hyon K Choi
    Section of Rheumatology and the Clinical Epidemiology Unit, School of Medicine, Boston University, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:922-7. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Lifestyle and gout
    A Elisabeth Hak
    Departments of Internal Medicine and Rheumatology, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 20:179-86. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Dietary risk factors for rheumatic diseases
    Hyon K Choi
    Rheumatology Unit, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 17:141-6. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Intake of purine-rich foods, protein, and dairy products and relationship to serum levels of uric acid: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Hyon K Choi
    Rheumatology Unit, Bulfinch 165, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 52:283-9. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Obesity, weight change, hypertension, diuretic use, and risk of gout in men: the health professionals follow-up study
    Hyon K Choi
    Rheumatology Unit, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, MA 02114, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:742-8. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Gout: epidemiology and lifestyle choices
    Hyon K Choi
    Rheumatology Unit, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 17:341-5. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Dairy consumption and risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus in men: a prospective study
    Hyon K Choi
    Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass 02114, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:997-1003. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Diet, alcohol, and gout: how do we advise patients given recent developments?
    Hyon K Choi
    Rheumatology Unit, Bulfinch 165, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 7:220-6. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Glucocorticoid use and serum lipid levels in US adults: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Hyon K Choi
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 53:528-35. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Pathogenesis of gout
    Hyon K Choi
    Arthritis Research Centre of Canada, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 143:499-516. 2005

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Publications76

  1. pmc Coffee consumption and risk of incident gout in women: the Nurses' Health Study
    Hyon K Choi
    Section of Rheumatology and the Clinical Epidemiology Unit, School of Medicine, Boston University, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 92:922-7. 2010
    ..Coffee is one of the most widely consumed beverages in the world and may affect the risk of gout via various mechanisms, but prospective data on the relation between coffee intake and the risk of incident gout are limited...
  2. doi request reprint Lifestyle and gout
    A Elisabeth Hak
    Departments of Internal Medicine and Rheumatology, Erasmus MC University Medical Center, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 20:179-86. 2008
    ..This review summarizes recent epidemiologic research findings on gout, and attempts to put them into the context of clinical and public health decision-making aimed at prevention and improved management of gout...
  3. ncbi request reprint Dietary risk factors for rheumatic diseases
    Hyon K Choi
    Rheumatology Unit, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 17:141-6. 2005
    ..Recent scientific data illuminate the dietary link to rheumatic disorders. This review summarizes recently published articles on the dietary link to rheumatoid arthritis, gout, and osteoarthritis...
  4. ncbi request reprint Intake of purine-rich foods, protein, and dairy products and relationship to serum levels of uric acid: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Hyon K Choi
    Rheumatology Unit, Bulfinch 165, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 52:283-9. 2005
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the relationship between dietary factors and serum uric acid levels in a nationally representative sample of men and women in the US...
  5. ncbi request reprint Obesity, weight change, hypertension, diuretic use, and risk of gout in men: the health professionals follow-up study
    Hyon K Choi
    Rheumatology Unit, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, MA 02114, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:742-8. 2005
    ..Similarly, both hypertension and diuretic use have been considered risk factors for gout; however, their independent contributions have not been established prospectively...
  6. ncbi request reprint Gout: epidemiology and lifestyle choices
    Hyon K Choi
    Rheumatology Unit, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 17:341-5. 2005
    ..Recent scientific data serve to illuminate the links between dietary and other factors and the incidence of gout. This review summarizes recent literature about the prevalence and incidence of gout as well as risk factors for gout...
  7. ncbi request reprint Dairy consumption and risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus in men: a prospective study
    Hyon K Choi
    Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Mass 02114, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:997-1003. 2005
    ..While a strong inverse association has been reported between dairy consumption and the insulin resistance syndrome among young obese adults, the relation between dairy intake and type 2 diabetes is unknown...
  8. ncbi request reprint Diet, alcohol, and gout: how do we advise patients given recent developments?
    Hyon K Choi
    Rheumatology Unit, Bulfinch 165, Massachusetts General Hospital, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 7:220-6. 2005
    ..These recommendations should reinforce established recommendations where the influence on gout parallels the influence on other diseases, and consider modifying the recommendations where they are divergent...
  9. ncbi request reprint Glucocorticoid use and serum lipid levels in US adults: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Hyon K Choi
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 53:528-35. 2005
    ..In this study, we sought to examine the relationship between glucocorticoid use and lipid profiles in a nationally representative sample of subjects...
  10. ncbi request reprint Pathogenesis of gout
    Hyon K Choi
    Arthritis Research Centre of Canada, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 143:499-516. 2005
  11. doi request reprint Gout and the risk of type 2 diabetes among men with a high cardiovascular risk profile
    H K Choi
    Department of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology, Vancouver General Hospital, Canada
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 47:1567-70. 2008
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the independent relation between a history of gout and the future risk of type 2 diabetes among men with a high cardiovascular risk profile...
  12. ncbi request reprint Lipid profiles among US elderly with untreated rheumatoid arthritis--the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Hyon K Choi
    Rheumatology Unit, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Rheumatol 32:2311-6. 2005
    ..Recent studies suggest that patients with active rheumatoid arthritis (RA) have adverse serum lipid profiles. We examined lipid profiles among individuals with RA in a national sample of persons aged 60 years and older...
  13. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology of crystal arthropathy
    Hyon Choi
    Division of Rheumatology, Vancouver General Hospital, The University of British Columbia, Arthritis Research Centre of Canada, Suite 300, 895 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V5Z 1L7, Canada
    Rheum Dis Clin North Am 32:255-73, v. 2006
    ..This article reviews the relevant epidemiologic data, with a focus on recent progress and data on other crystal arthropathies...
  14. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in patients with gout: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Hyon K Choi
    Arthritis Research Centre of Canada, Vancouver General Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 57:109-15. 2007
    ..To determine the prevalence of metabolic syndrome among patients with gout and to examine the association between the 2 conditions in a nationally representative sample of US adults...
  15. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of the metabolic syndrome in individuals with hyperuricemia
    Hyon K Choi
    Rheumatology Division, Arthritis Research Centre of Canada, Department of Medicine, Vancouver General Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Am J Med 120:442-7. 2007
    ..Our objective was to determine the prevalence of the metabolic syndrome according to serum uric acid levels in a nationally representative sample of US adults...
  16. ncbi request reprint Coffee consumption and risk of incident gout in men: a prospective study
    Hyon K Choi
    Arthritis Research Centre of Canada, Vancouver General Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 56:2049-55. 2007
    ..We prospectively evaluated the relationship between coffee intake and the risk of incident gout in a large cohort of men...
  17. ncbi request reprint Beer, liquor, and wine consumption and serum uric acid level: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Hyon K Choi
    Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 51:1023-9. 2004
    ..To evaluate the relationship between intakes of beer, liquor, and wine and serum uric acid levels in a nationally representative sample of men and women...
  18. ncbi request reprint Prospective cohorts and rheumatic disease research
    Hyon K Choi
    Rheumatology Unit, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Bulfinch 135, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Rheum Dis Clin North Am 30:799-817, vii. 2004
    ..We summarize those cohorts with their published examples of rheumatic disease research...
  19. ncbi request reprint Observational research in rheumatic disorders
    Hyon K Choi
    Rheumatology Unit, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Bulfinch 165, 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Rheum Dis Clin North Am 30:685-99, v. 2004
    ..This article reviews the scope of observational studies, principles of causal inference in observational studies, and various types of observational studies with a focus of their applications in rheumatic disorders...
  20. ncbi request reprint A cost effectiveness analysis of treatment options for methotrexate-naive rheumatoid arthritis
    Hyon K Choi
    Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston 02114, USA
    J Rheumatol 29:1156-65. 2002
    ..Given wide variability in efficacy and cost among different treatment options, we sought to determine their relative cost effectiveness to help guide policy in different cost constrained settings...
  21. ncbi request reprint Alcohol intake and risk of incident gout in men: a prospective study
    Hyon K Choi
    Rheumatology Unit, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    Lancet 363:1277-81. 2004
    ..Additionally, potential differences in risk of gout posed by different alcoholic beverages have not been assessed...
  22. ncbi request reprint Effects of rofecoxib and naproxen on life expectancy among patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a decision analysis
    Hyon K Choi
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Med 116:621-9. 2004
    ..We examined the effects of these competing adverse events on life expectancy in patients with rheumatoid arthritis...
  23. ncbi request reprint Purine-rich foods, dairy and protein intake, and the risk of gout in men
    Hyon K Choi
    Rheumatology Unit, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
    N Engl J Med 350:1093-103. 2004
    ..Similarly, the possibility that the consumption of dairy products has a role in protecting against gout has been raised by metabolic studies. We prospectively investigated the association of these dietary factors with new cases of gout...
  24. ncbi request reprint Coffee, tea, and caffeine consumption and serum uric acid level: the third national health and nutrition examination survey
    Hyon K Choi
    Arthritis Research Centre of Canada, Vancouver General Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 57:816-21. 2007
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the relationship between coffee, tea, and caffeine intake and serum uric acid level in a nationally representative sample of men and women...
  25. pmc Serum uric acid levels and the risk of type 2 diabetes: a prospective study
    Vidula Bhole
    Arthritis Research Centre of Canada, Vancouver, BC, Canada
    Am J Med 123:957-61. 2010
    ..To evaluate the impact of serum uric acid levels on the future risk of developing type 2 diabetes independent of other factors...
  26. doi request reprint Epidemiology of gout in women: Fifty-two-year followup of a prospective cohort
    Vidula Bhole
    Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 62:1069-76. 2010
    ..We undertook this study to evaluate purported risk factors for incident gout among women and to compare them with those among men...
  27. doi request reprint Impact of statin discontinuation on mortality in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a population-based study
    Mary A De Vera
    Arthritis Research Centre of Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 64:809-16. 2012
    ..To evaluate the impact of statin discontinuation on cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality and all-cause mortality in a population-based cohort of patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  28. pmc Fructose and vitamin C intake do not influence risk for developing hypertension
    John P Forman
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 3rd Floor, 181 Longwood Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 20:863-71. 2009
    ..02 (0.91 to 1.14) in Nurses' Health Study 2, and 1.06 (0.97 to 1.15) in Health Professionals Follow-up Study. In conclusion, fructose and vitamin C intake do not substantially influence the risk for developing hypertension...
  29. pmc Risk of mortality in patients with psoriatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and psoriasis: a longitudinal cohort study
    Alexis Ogdie
    Division of Rheumatology, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Center for Pharmacoepidemiology Research and Training, Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Ann Rheum Dis 73:149-53. 2014
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the risk of mortality in patients with PsA compared with matched controls, patients with psoriasis and those with rheumatoid arthritis (RA)...
  30. doi request reprint Gout and the risk of Parkinson's disease: a cohort study
    Mary De Vera
    Arthritis Research Centre of Canada and University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 59:1549-54. 2008
    ..Our objective was to examine the relationship between gout and the risk of PD in persons age > or = 65 years...
  31. pmc Uric acid and insulin sensitivity and risk of incident hypertension
    John P Forman
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:155-62. 2009
    ..Corresponding circulating biomarkers are associated with risk of hypertension, but because these factors may be interrelated, whether they independently affect risk is unknown...
  32. pmc Low-dose aspirin use and recurrent gout attacks
    Yuqing Zhang
    Clinical Epidemiology Research and Training Unit, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Ann Rheum Dis 73:385-90. 2014
    ..To examine the association between cardioprotective use of low-dose aspirin and the risk of recurrent gout attacks among gout patients...
  33. ncbi request reprint Plasma uric acid level and risk for incident hypertension among men
    John P Forman
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Am Soc Nephrol 18:287-92. 2007
    ..24; 95% CI 0.93 to 1.66). In conclusion, no independent association between UA level and risk for incident hypertension was found among older men...
  34. ncbi request reprint Intake of added sugar and sugar-sweetened drink and serum uric acid concentration in US men and women
    Xiang Gao
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Hypertension 50:306-12. 2007
    ..2; P for interaction <0.01). Further research is needed to confirm causality of these associations and the observed difference by gender...
  35. doi request reprint A prescription for lifestyle change in patients with hyperuricemia and gout
    Hyon K Choi
    Section of Rheumatology and the Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 22:165-72. 2010
    ....
  36. pmc Vitamin C intake and serum uric acid concentration in men
    Xiang Gao
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Rheumatol 35:1853-8. 2008
    ..We examined associations between vitamin C intake and serum uric acid in men in a population-based study...
  37. ncbi request reprint The risk of hospitalized infection in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Allison L Smitten
    Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Rheumatol 35:387-93. 2008
    ..To determine whether patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) are at increased risk of hospitalized infection and whether the risk varies by RA treatment...
  38. pmc Hyperuricemia and coronary heart disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Seo Young Kim
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 62:170-80. 2010
    ..The role of serum uric acid as an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease remains unclear, although hyperuricemia is associated with cardiovascular disease such as coronary heart disease (CHD), stroke, and hypertension...
  39. ncbi request reprint Independent impact of gout on mortality and risk for coronary heart disease
    Hyon K Choi
    Rheumatology Division, Arthritis Research Centre of Canada, Department of Medicine, Vancouver General Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Circulation 116:894-900. 2007
    ..Furthermore, although many studies have suggested that hyperuricemia is associated with cardiovascular disease (CVD), limited data are available on the impact of gout on CVD...
  40. pmc Psoriasis and the risk of diabetes and hypertension: a prospective study of US female nurses
    Abrar A Qureshi
    Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 45 Francis St, 221L, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Arch Dermatol 145:379-82. 2009
    ..To evaluate the independent association between psoriasis and risk of diabetes and hypertension...
  41. doi request reprint Statin therapy in rheumatoid arthritis: a cost-effectiveness and value-of-information analysis
    Nick Bansback
    Centre for Health Evaluation and Outcome Sciences, St Paul s Hospital, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Pharmacoeconomics 27:25-37. 2009
    ..However, uncertainties remain in the available data, warranting further research on refining the precise RA disease-activity benefits and health-utility changes associated with statin therapy, at least over a 12-month period...
  42. pmc Purine-rich foods intake and recurrent gout attacks
    Yuqing Zhang
    Boston University, Boston University School of Medicine, 715 Albany Street, A203, Boston, Massachusetts, MA 02118, USA
    Ann Rheum Dis 71:1448-53. 2012
    ..To examine and quantify the relation between purine intake and the risk of recurrent gout attacks among gout patients...
  43. doi request reprint Statin discontinuation and risk of acute myocardial infarction in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a population-based cohort study
    Mary A De Vera
    University of British Columbia School of Population and Public Health, Arthritis Research Centre of Canada, 895 W 10th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, Canada V5Z 1L7
    Ann Rheum Dis 70:1020-4. 2011
    ..However, poor compliance with statins may limit their therapeutic benefit. Our objective was to evaluate the impact of statin discontinuation on risk of acute myocardial infarction (AMI) among RA patients...
  44. ncbi request reprint A prospective study of dairy intake and the risk of type 2 diabetes in women
    Simin Liu
    Division of Preventive Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Diabetes Care 29:1579-84. 2006
    ..Although studies have indicated that increased dairy intake may reduce risk of overweight and insulin resistance syndrome, data directly relating dairy intake to type 2 diabetes remain sparse...
  45. pmc Soft drinks, fructose consumption, and the risk of gout in men: prospective cohort study
    Hyon K Choi
    Arthritis Research Centre of Canada, Department of Medicine, Vancouver General Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC V5Z 1L7, Canada
    BMJ 336:309-12. 2008
    ..To examine the relation between intake of sugar sweetened soft drinks and fructose and the risk of incident gout in men...
  46. ncbi request reprint Methotrexate and mortality in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a prospective study
    Hyon K Choi
    Arthritis Unit, Department of Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Lancet 359:1173-7. 2002
    ..Our aim was to prospectively assess the effect on mortality of methotrexate in a cohort of patients with rheumatoid arthritis...
  47. pmc Fructose-rich beverages and risk of gout in women
    Hyon K Choi
    Section of Rheumatology and Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, 650 Albany St, Ste 200, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    JAMA 304:2270-8. 2010
    ..Fructose-rich beverages such as sugar-sweetened soda and orange juice can increase serum uric acid levels and, thus, the risk of gout, but prospective data on the relationship are limited...
  48. ncbi request reprint The risk of herpes zoster in patients with rheumatoid arthritis in the United States and the United Kingdom
    Allison L Smitten
    Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 57:1431-8. 2007
    ..To determine whether the incidence of herpes zoster is elevated in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and whether herpes zoster is associated with use of disease-modifying antirheumatic drugs (DMARDs) in patients with RA...
  49. pmc Smoking and the risk of psoriasis in women: Nurses' Health Study II
    Arathi R Setty
    Department of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA
    Am J Med 120:953-9. 2007
    ..Psoriasis is a common, chronic, inflammatory skin disorder. Smoking may increase the risk of psoriasis, but no prospective data are available on this relation...
  50. pmc Prevalence and treatment patterns of psoriatic arthritis in the UK
    Alexis Ogdie
    Division of Rheumatology, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania, 8 Penn Tower, 1 Convention Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 52:568-75. 2013
    ....
  51. pmc A pilot study identifying statin nonadherence with visit-to-visit variability of low-density lipoprotein cholesterol
    Devin M Mann
    Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    Am J Cardiol 111:1437-42. 2013
    ..Furthermore, a VVV of LDL cholesterol-based model had good discrimination characteristics for statin nonadherence. Research is needed to validate and generalize these findings to other populations and biomarkers...
  52. pmc Independent impact of gout on the risk of acute myocardial infarction among elderly women: a population-based study
    Mary A De Vera
    Arthritis Research Centre of Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Ann Rheum Dis 69:1162-4. 2010
    ..Men with gout have been found to have an increased risk of acute myocardial infarction (AMI), but no corresponding data are available among women...
  53. pmc Menopause, postmenopausal hormone use and risk of incident gout
    A Elisabeth Hak
    Section of Rheumatology and the Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Boston University of School of Medicine, 650 Albany Street, Suite 200, Boston, MA 02118, USA
    Ann Rheum Dis 69:1305-9. 2010
    ..To prospectively study the relation between menopause, postmenopausal hormone use and risk of gout, since female sex hormones have been postulated to decrease gout risk among women...
  54. pmc Vitamin C intake and the risk of gout in men: a prospective study
    Hyon K Choi
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, Arthritis Research Centre of Canada, Vancouver General Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 169:502-7. 2009
    ..Several metabolic studies and a recent double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized trial have shown that higher vitamin C intake significantly reduces serum uric acid levels. Yet the relation with risk of gout is unknown...
  55. pmc Diet, urate, and Parkinson's disease risk in men
    Xiang Gao
    Department of Nutrition, School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 167:831-8. 2008
    ..These potential benefits, however, should be weighed against expected adverse effects on risk of gout and other chronic diseases...
  56. ncbi request reprint Comorbid depression is an independent risk factor for mortality in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Dennis C Ang
    Division of Rheumatology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    J Rheumatol 32:1013-9. 2005
    ..Whether comorbid depression increases mortality in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is unknown. Our objective was to determine whether the presence of depression predicted mortality in patients with RA...
  57. ncbi request reprint Risk of cardiovascular mortality in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a meta-analysis of observational studies
    J Antonio Aviña-Zubieta
    University of British Columbia and Arthritis Research Centre of Canada, British Columbia, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 59:1690-7. 2008
    ..To determine the magnitude of risk of cardiovascular mortality in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) compared with the general population through a meta-analysis of observational studies...
  58. doi request reprint Genetics of gout
    Hyon K Choi
    Section of Rheumatology and the Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts 02118, USA
    Curr Opin Rheumatol 22:144-51. 2010
    ..This review provides an update on recent findings with regards to the genetics of hyperuricemia and gout, including recent data from genome-wide association studies (GWAS)...
  59. ncbi request reprint Obesity, waist circumference, weight change, and the risk of psoriasis in women: Nurses' Health Study II
    Arathi R Setty
    Department of Rheumatology, Allergy and Immunology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:1670-5. 2007
    ..Psoriasis is a common, chronic, inflammatory skin disorder. Higher adiposity may increase the risk of psoriasis, but, to our knowledge, no prospective data are available on this relationship...
  60. doi request reprint Sugar-sweetened soft drinks, diet soft drinks, and serum uric acid level: the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Jee Woong J Choi
    Arthritis Research Centre of Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Arthritis Rheum 59:109-16. 2008
    ..Our objective was to evaluate the relationship between sugar-sweetened soft drink intake, diet soft drink intake, and serum uric acid levels in a nationally representative sample of men and women...
  61. ncbi request reprint Psoriatic arthritis epidemiology
    Arathi R Setty
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Arthritis Research Centre of Canada, 895 West 10th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V5Z 1L7, Canada
    Curr Rheumatol Rep 9:449-54. 2007
    ..This review summarizes recent data on PsA epidemiology...
  62. ncbi request reprint Analysis of environmental factors in familial versus sporadic Paget's disease of bone--the New England Registry for Paget's Disease of Bone
    Margaret Seton
    Arthritis Unit, New England Registry for Paget s Disease of Bone, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts 02114, USA
    J Bone Miner Res 18:1519-24. 2003
    ..Those with a family history of PD (20%) suffered earlier deformity and fracture, and tended to have grandparents born abroad. These findings suggest heritage is important in PD; the role of environment remains unclear...
  63. ncbi request reprint Serial ANCA titers: useful tool for prevention of relapses in ANCA-associated vasculitis
    Won K Han
    Massachusetts General Hospital and Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Kidney Int 63:1079-85. 2003
    ..The value of measuring serial antineutrophil cytoplasmic autoantibody (ANCA) titers in guiding therapy among patients with ANCA-associated vasculitis is controversial...
  64. ncbi request reprint Serum concentrations of uric acid and the metabolic syndrome among US children and adolescents
    Earl S Ford
    Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Hwy, MS K66, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Circulation 115:2526-32. 2007
    ..The objective of this study was to examine how these 2 were associated in a nationally representative sample of US children and adolescents...
  65. ncbi request reprint Effects of antirheumatic therapy on serum lipid levels in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a prospective study
    Yong Beom Park
    Division of Rheumatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Institute for Immunology and Immunological Diseases, BK 21 Project for Medical Sciences, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    Am J Med 113:188-93. 2002
    ..Patients with newly diagnosed rheumatoid arthritis have adverse serum lipid profiles. We sought to determine the effects of treating rheumatoid arthritis with antirheumatic drugs on these abnormal lipid levels...
  66. ncbi request reprint Alcohol and gout
    Hyon K Choi
    Am J Med 120:e5; author reply e7. 2007
  67. ncbi request reprint Predicting mortality in patients with rheumatoid arthritis
    Frederick Wolfe
    Arthritis Research Center Foundation and University of Kansas School of Medicine, Wichita, Kansas 67214, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 48:1530-42. 2003
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate the relative predictive strength and usefulness of a wide range of variables on the risk of mortality in a large, long-term, prospectively studied cohort of patients with RA...
  68. ncbi request reprint The association between gout and nephrolithiasis in men: The Health Professionals' Follow-Up Study
    Holly J Kramer
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Epidemiology, Division of Nephrology, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois, USA
    Kidney Int 64:1022-6. 2003
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint Glucocorticoid use, other associated factors, and the risk of tuberculosis
    Susan S Jick
    Boston Collaborative Drug Surveillance Program, Boston University School of Medicine, Lexington, MA, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 55:19-26. 2006
    ..To evaluate the association of glucocorticoids and other purported risk factors with the development of tuberculosis...
  70. ncbi request reprint Direct medical costs and their predictors in patients with rheumatoid arthritis: a three-year study of 7,527 patients
    Kaleb Michaud
    Arthritis Research Center Foundation, Wichita, Kansas, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 48:2750-62. 2003
    ..To estimate total direct medical costs in persons with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and to characterize predictors of these costs...
  71. ncbi request reprint Diet and rheumatoid arthritis: red meat and beyond
    Hyon K Choi
    Arthritis Rheum 50:3745-7. 2004
  72. ncbi request reprint Etanercept therapy for immune-mediated cochleovestibular disorders: a multi-center, open-label, pilot study
    Eric L Matteson
    Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 53:337-42. 2005
    ..The objective of the current study was to preliminarily evaluate the efficacy of etanercept therapy for IMCVD...
  73. ncbi request reprint Hyaluronic acid injections relieve knee pain
    Arvind Modawal
    Department of Family Medicine, Section of Geriatric Medicine, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267 0582, USA
    J Fam Pract 54:758-67. 2005
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of intra-articular viscosupplementation therapy with hyaluronic acid for pain relief of knee osteoarthritis, we conducted a meta-analysis of randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trials...
  74. ncbi request reprint Atherosclerosis in rheumatoid arthritis: morphologic evidence obtained by carotid ultrasound
    Yong Beom Park
    Institute for Immunology and Immunological Diseases, BK21 Project for Medical Sciences, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea
    Arthritis Rheum 46:1714-9. 2002
    ..Recent studies have suggested increased cardiovascular disease among patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). We undertook this study to obtain morphologic evidence of subclinical atherosclerosis in RA patients...
  75. ncbi request reprint A multicenter, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of adjuvant methotrexate treatment for giant cell arteritis
    Gary S Hoffman
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44915, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 46:1309-18. 2002
    ....
  76. ncbi request reprint Household income and earnings losses among 6,396 persons with rheumatoid arthritis
    Frederick Wolfe
    Arthritis Research Center Foundation, University of Kansas School of Medicine, Wichita, KS 67214, USA
    J Rheumatol 32:1875-83. 2005
    ..We describe methods for obtaining earnings and household income losses that are applicable to working as well as nonworking RA patients, and we perform such studies using these methods...