Culture, community and health system reboot needed to get a grip on gout

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Culture, community and health system reboot needed to get a grip on gout

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New Zealand Doctor

Leanne Te Karu
Prescribing pharmacist and gout programme leader Leanne Te Karu says the medical workforce needs to lift its game
Many people are not prescribed allopurinol early enough or at appropriate commencement doses Cultural compet

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What an absolute load of rubbish! Trying to blame health outcomes on cultural competence in this day and age is nonsensical. People get gout because they are genetically predisposed &/or have a diet that increases their risk &/or fail to access/ adhere to a recognized treatment.