Tag Archives: gout

Jun
11
2014

Men’s Health Month: Gout Awareness

by Dr. Theodore Fields
6.11 blog

For Men’s Health Month, gout is an important topic for men to think about. Gout is the most common form of inflammatory arthritis, with over 8.3 million Americans suffering from … More…

Oct
24
2012
Food-sources-of-vitamin-D

Q1.  What are some foods that are a good source of vitamin D for people with arthritis? Vitamin D is not the easiest vitamin to get from food, mainly because … More…

Jun
13
2011
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Today kicks off Men’s Health Week and here to tell you five things men should know about arthritis is Dr. Theodore Fields, Rheumatologist: 1. The most common inflammatory arthritis in men … More…

May
19
2011
Dr. Theodore Fields, Rheumatologist

Q1: Is gout a form of arthritis? What triggers gout attacks other than red meat/alcohol/rich foods? Gout is a form of arthritis which can be extremely painful. It’s true that … More…

Mar
22
2011
nutrition for gout

Gout is a type of arthritis that is predominantly seen in men (although can occur in women) characterized by higher uric acid levels from the breakdown of purine. Purine is … More…