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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.