Have you been told you have gout? If so, you are not alone. If not, you may be at risk. About 1 in every 10 people with chronic kidney disease (CKD) are living with gout, and an even higher number of people with gout have kidney disease. Gout is a type of arthritis that happens when too much uric acid builds up in your blood. Gout can cause painful gout attacks and other complications if left uncontrolled. Fortunately, there are ways you can you manage your gout, including working with different members of your health care team.
Join us to learn more about:
• Tips for managing gout at home
• How your healthcare team can help you manage gout
• How to find support and other resources for people living with gout
• Rheumatology nurse: Nancy Eisenberger, MSN, APRN, FNP-C
• Patient advocate: Gary Ho
• Podiatrist: Scott Neville, DPM