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What does GAIT stand for?

GAIT stands for Glucosamine/chondroitin Arthritis Intervention Trial (NIH)

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2011 Sep;1812(9):1170-81 THE EFFECT OF GLUCOSAMINE AND/OR CHONDROITIN SULFATE ON THE PROGRESSION OF KNEE OSTEOARTHRITIS: A REPORT FROM THE GLUCOSAMINE/CHONDROITIN ARTHRITIS INTERVENTION TRIAL OBJECTIVE: Osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee causes significant morbidity and current medical treatment is limited to symptom relief, while therapies able to slow structural damage remain elusive.
The dietary supplements glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate, together or alone, appeared to fare no better than placebo in slowing loss of cartilage in osteoarthritis of the knee, researchers from the Glucosamine/chondroitin Arthritis Intervention Trial (GAIT) team report in the October issue of "Arthritis & Rheumatism.
In their ongoing Glucosamine/Chondroitin Arthritis Intervention Trial (GAIT), the NIH is currently testing the conclusions of a meta-analysis that found glucosamine/chondroitin sulfate to be as effective as a nonsteroidal in attenuating stage-one OA over the long term; it even improved patients' x-ray scores.
The question of whether use of glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate either together or alone can delay progression of osteoarthritis may be answered by the eventual findings from ongoing ancillary studies that are part of the Glucosamine/Chondroitin Arthritis Intervention Trial, according to Dr.