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What I Wish I’d Known about Gout & Kidney Disease

March is National Kidney Month, a time for advocates, health care providers, patients and their families to raise awareness about kidney health and kidney disease....

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Poll: Stigma & Misinformation May Stymie Gout Treatment

New survey data reveals that stigma, lack of awareness and misinformation may hinder treatment for gout, a chronic disease characterized by sudden and excruciating attacks....

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A “Favourite” Film Spotlights Gout

A darling of Hollywood’s movie awards season is inviting discussion on an unexpected topic: gout. “The Favourite” is an unconventional, star-studded biopic of 18th Century...

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Living with Gout and Chronic Kidney Disease

They cost me a promising college basketball career, my second toe and, for a while, my self-esteem.  But gout and chronic kidney disease haven’t stopped...

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Event Aims to Encourage, Empower Gout Patients

Painful, debilitating and highly stigmatized, gout affects 8-9 million Americans. The disease occurs when uric acid builds up in the joints, triggering agonizing attacks and...

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How Gout Hurts All of Us

Treatment is important for the 8 million Americans with gout, a disease caused by uric acid buildup in the body that produces excruciating joint pain. ...

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