National Gout Awareness Day: American Kidney Fund Highlights Connection Between Gout and Kidney Disease


AKF secures grant to develop gout education campaign, holds gout chat on Facebook Live

ROCKVILLE, Md. (March 17, 2016)—Tuesday, May 22, is National Gout Awareness Day and the American Kidney Fund (AKF) is joining a nationwide effort to educate people about the connections between kidney disease and gout—an extremely painful form of arthritis that affects more than 8 million people annually. AKF will hold a Facebook Live event at 1 p.m. (EDT) on May 22, “The truth about gout and kidney disease,” to help kidney patients with gout better understand this chronic condition.

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