Gout is an episodic, severely painful form of inflammatory arthritis caused by increased uric acid. It afflicts 1.6% of Filipinos and has increased in prevalence over the last decade. It primarily affects men, starting in their 20's. Women, mostly those who are post-menopausal, may become victims as well. Left untreated, gout becomes more severe and attacks more … Continue reading PRA Launches its Gout Awareness Campaign
It was only last April that we were in Cebu for the Asia Pacific League of Associations for Rheumatology (APLAR) Congress. Soon, it'll be time to celebrate a milestone! Let's look back on what has changed and to move forward to the future of Rheumatology. Join us at the 21st Annual Meeting of the Philippine … Continue reading Clear your scheds from February 26-28, 2015!