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Gout’s Excruciating, But It Doesn’t Get The Attention It Deserves

More than 9 million people in the United States face a debilitating form of inflammatory arthritis known as gout.

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Fighting Gout Includes Addressing Racial, Cultural Disparities

Gout is a painful, even debilitating, arthritic condition afflicting more than 9 million Americans.  

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Gout Patients’ Journey Should Motivate Us to Act

Learning to live with gout looks different for every patient. But as a recent survey from the Alliance for Gout Awareness found, most patients experience...

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The Most Pernicious Obstacle to Care: Stigma 

Even as patients, medical professionals and advocacy organizations work to break down policy barriers in health care access, the biggest barrier of all is often...

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Federal Approvals Open Doors to New Treatments

Thanks to a series of recent FDA approvals, patients of all ages will have the opportunity to benefit from several medical innovations.  A Different COVID-19...

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What Men Should Know about Gout

There are more than one hundred types of arthritis, but gout is among the most common and the most painful. Gout is caused by too...

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Narrowing the Gout Information Gap

There’s an ongoing research boom and more treatments than ever before, yet the battle against gout continues to be hampered by an information gap. Now,...

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Countering a Lack of Information and Loss of Hope for Gout Patients

After years of searching for reliable information and a network of fellow gout patients to share his experience, Gary Ho launched his own online support...

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Gout Treatment Research Takes Off

Painful and challenging to live with, gout has become the focus of a new surge in research. In just the last few years, more than...

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Rising Gout & Kidney Disease Rates Underscore Treatment Issues

Gout and kidney disease can be a lethal combination. Kidney disease alone is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States, and one study reports...

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How Men Can Grapple with Gout

The father of medicine, Hippocrates, did not know that uric acid causes inflammatory arthritis in the joints known as gout. But even 2,500 years ago,...

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Gout Awareness Day 2021: More Knowledge, Better Life

Many people have heard of gout. They may even know that it’s a form of inflammatory arthritis that usually attacks joints. But it’s doubtful they...

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