[LMB] OT Minutiae (from several threads)

Jane Starr jane at starchak.ca
Tue Apr 7 19:24:19 BST 2009

Quoting Azalais Aranxta <tiamat at tsoft.com>:

> On Tue, 7 Apr 2009, Anne Guglik wrote:
>> Someone mentioned that gout is a nutrition-related disease that
>> is rarely mentioned today...I see patients with gout on a
>> regular basis. Although many of them are low-income, which may
>> have something to do with them getting the disease, I have to
>> wonder if the disease isn't just as prevalent but better
>> managed and therefore less talked about than before. They even
>> still take colchicine, which has been around for centuries.
> My dad has gout.  He's by no means wealthy, but he's got a nice
> house.
> I think some people are probably prone to get it.

One of my staff has gout. It's related to some medication she's on for  
another condition. She eats (as far as I can see) a fairly healthy  
diet - lots of fruit and stuff.

Jane Starr

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