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Perspectives and Recommendations on Gout Prevention, Care and Existing Disparities Utilizing Medicare Data

The National Minority Quality Forum

Gout is a chronic disease that affects more than nine million people in the United States and afflicts patients with intense, painful symptoms. It is a misunderstood disease, frequently undiagnosed or misdiagnosed. The social stigma regarding gout can also lead to patients’ reluctance to report the condition and seek treatment.