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Gout Awareness Day

Gout affects more than 9 million Americans. On May 22, join the Alliance for Gout Awareness in spreading the word about the disease, its debilitating effects, and how people can manage it.


Here’s what you can do

Explore this year’s resources


Participate on social media


Learn more about gout


Share your story


Proclamations


Download posters


View partner resources


Attend an event



Explore New Gout Awareness Day Resources

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Resources for Gout Patients

Inside this packet you’ll find resources from our member organizations…

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How to Talk to Your Health Care Provider About Gout

Talking with your health care provider about gout can feel…

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How Gout Affects the Whole Body

Your Gout Questions Answered “Without proper treatment, the condition will…

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Fast Facts: Gout

Gout is a form of arthritis that leads to sudden,…


Participate on Social Media

There are several ways to get involved on social media:

Update Profile Photo: Click an image below, then right click and choose “save image as.”  Choose a destination on your computer, such as your desktop or a folder, and click save. Then, post as your Facebook or Twitter profile picture as you would any other image.

Post on Social Media: Join the #GoutAwarenessDay conversation using our shareable social media graphics and suggested social media posts.

Suggested Social Posts

  • Today is #GoutAwarenessDay! Ready to get involved? This toolkit from @goutalliance can help you get started: https://www.goutalliance.org/gout-awareness-day
  • DYK? Gout affects more than 9 million Americans. #GoutAwarenessDay
  • Untreated gout can lead to other serious medical conditions like diabetes or hypertension. #GoutAwarenessDay
  • How much do you know about gout? Take some time on #GoutAwarenessDay to learn about the condition that affects over 9 million Americans. https://www.goutalliance.org/gout-awareness-day
  • There’s no cure for gout, but it can be successfully managed. Untreated gout can mean permanent damage to joints. #GoutAwarenessDay

Learn More About Gout

Gout’s painful attacks can be debilitating. AGA’s resources explain how gout affects patients and how they can find relief.

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How to Talk to Your Health Care Provider About Gout

Talking with your health care provider about gout can feel…

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Disparities in Gout Risk & Treatment

More than 9 million Americans live with gout, an arthritic…

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The Voices of Gout

More than 9 million Americans live with gout. The Alliance…

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What is Gout?

A video from the Alliance for Gout Awareness explains how…

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6 Maneras para tomar el control de su Gota

La gota es una enfermedad grave y dolorosa causada por…

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Gota

¿Qué es la gota? La gota es una forma de…


Share Your Story

Do you have experience with gout? We want to hear from you! Share your story.


Proclamations

Gout stigma is real and lack of awareness and misinformation hinder treatment for the condition. That’s why it’s important that cities and states recognize May 22 as Gout Awareness Day.


Download a Poster

Use these posters in your health care office or in your community.


Partner Resources

Explore AGA’s partner resources to learn more about gout management.


Attend an Event

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