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May 19, 2016, 09:00 ET Role of Diet Over-Prioritized in Gout Treatment

A new survey¡ from the Gout & Uric Acid Education Society (GUAES) finds many Americans with gout may be placing too much emphasis on diet when it...


May 18, 2016, 11:00 ET New Research Reinforces Gout Burden, Need for Education

Extremely severe and potentially debilitating, gout is the most common form of inflammatory arthritis—and is a tremendous burden to those who have it....


May 20, 2015, 10:00 ET Elevated Uric Acid Could Be Putting You at Risk for Gout

It's normal to have uric acid in your body, but too much can increase your risk for gout – an extremely painful form of inflammatory arthritis that...


Sep 25, 2014, 09:00 ET Gout & Uric Acid Education Society Introduces New Interactive Quiz to Educate and Challenge Americans to Test their Gout Knowledge

Gout is the most common form of inflammatory arthritis, yet the vast majority of Americans know almost nothing about it – and just 10 percent of...


Aug 13, 2014, 09:00 ET La Gout & Uric Acid Education Society presenta nuevos recursos en español para pacientes

Como la forma más común de la artritis inflamatoria hoy en día, la gota está creciendo en proporciones epidémicas en los Estados Unidos. Además, con...


Aug 13, 2014, 09:00 ET Gout & Uric Acid Education Society Introduces New Spanish-Language Patient Resources

As the most common form of inflammatory arthritis today, gout is growing in epidemic proportions in the United States. With prevalence of comorbid...


May 22, 2013, 03:16 ET New patient and medical professional gout information kits underscore need for increased patient diagnosis and treatment regimens

The number of gout patients is rising, with an estimated 8.3 million American adults diagnosed with gout—but only 10 percent of them are being...


May 23, 2012, 11:39 ET May 22 is Gout Awareness Day: New gout recommendations highlight lifestyle changes as a key to managing acute gout symptoms

New recommendations from the American Society of Clinical Rheumatologists (ASCR), published in Postgraduate Medicine[1], highlight updated management ...


May 24, 2011, 03:21 ET New Survey Reveals Most Americans Unaware of Gout Risk Factors, in the Dark About Connection to Diabetes, Kidney Disease, and Cardiac Problems

A new survey from the nonprofit Gout & Uric Acid Education Society (GUAES) highlights an alarming awareness gap among Americans regarding the risk...


Apr 06, 2011, 10:15 ET Gout & Uric Acid Education Society Brings Evidence-Based Information Resources to Internal Medicine 2011 in San Diego April 7-9

Getting the word out about preventing and treating gouty arthritis has new urgency with the number of Americans suffering from this form of arthritis ...


May 20, 2010, 05:52 ET Gout & Uric Acid Education Society Survey Reveals Americans Underestimate Serious Health Implications of Gout

The Gout & Uric Acid Education Society (GUAES) announced today that new survey results reveal that only 1 in 4 (28 percent) of Americans believe that ...