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 me from leading a full life. And they shouldn’t hold others back either.
For centuries the painful condition of gout has been associated with a rich diet but a new study that suggests genetics may be more to blame could help shatter long-held misconceptions, say researchers.
Strong physician-patient interaction remains critical to care.
Gout often first appears in the great toe, but there's nothing great about gout.
CreakyJoints — an online, nonprofit community for patients with rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis and related conditions — has published a patient-centered guideline on the management and treatment of gout, according to a press release.