Gout

Lifestyle modifications

NUTRITION

  • Patients with hyperuricemia and gout are recommended to avoid high intake of alcohol (1)
  • Limit intake of foods high in purine: Alcohol, seafood, offal, meat, fructose and concentrated sweets (2)
  • Dairy products reduce the risk of gout (2)

WEIGHT

  • Patients with hyperuricemia and gout are recommended to avoid weight gain (1)

References

1) https://bestpractice.bmj.com/topics/en-gb/13/prevention

2) https://bestpractice.bmj.com/topics/en-gb/13/patient-discussions


Resources

EXPLANATION TO EVIDENCE PRESENTATION

Figure: Evidence pyramid

Evidence based on guidelines and evidence based Clinical Decision Systems is written in BOLD font

Evidence based on meta analysis or systematic reviews is written in BOLD and CURSIVE font

​Evidence based on randomized controlled trials is written in PLAIN font

Evidence based on observational / cohort studies is written in CURSIVE font