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Effect of vitamin C on serum urate in patients with gout

Year:
2010
Duration:
18 months
Approved budget:
$149,780.00
Researchers:
Professor Lisa Stamp
Health issue:
Rheumatology/arthritis
Proposal type:
Feasibility Study
Lay summary
Gout occurs when blood urate increases and uric acid crystals deposit in joints. Repeated gouty attacks lead to joint damage and disability. Prevention of gout requires sustained blood urate