Leverage strategies to raise public awareness and promote consistency in messaging about the importance of routine sUA testing and ongoing management of gout, here.
This fact sheet provides a brief overview of gout, hyperuricemia and chronic kidney disease.
Go For Six Score Card
Gout is linked to many serious health issues, so help your patients keep track of other healthy benchmarks - like blood pressure, blood sugar, and heart rate - with this helpful, easy-to-use score card! Score cards are available for download or printed copies are available by clicking here.
Go For Six: Brochure
This brochure provides the latest information about gout and the importance of sUA testing. Hand the brochure out to your patients so they can learn more about the importance of monitoring their sUA levels and taking other steps to control of their gout.
Go For Six: Poster
Display this poster in your office to educate patients about the importance of knowing their sUA number and keeping it below 6.0 mg/dL.
Leverage strategies for promoting consistency in gout diagnosis and management, and delivering patient education with this roundtable consensus paper, here.
This guide provides the latest information for medical professionals about gout diagnosis and treatment.
This brochure provides the latest information about gout, including lifestyle, diet and treatment options. The brochure is available in both English and Spanish. To order printed copies for your practice, click here.
Take a Stand on Gout: Office Poster
Comorbidities Brochure Series
This educational brochure series provides information about the link between gout and other serious health issues. Share these brochures with your patients, or request printed copies for your practice:
Gout Patient Fact Sheets
Do your patients have questions about gout? Keep these fact sheets on-hand to share with your patients who have been diagnosed with gout. Printed copies are available for all gout fact sheets. Click here to order.
- Frequently Asked Questions and Answers about Gout (English or Spanish)
- Who Gets Gout and Why? (English or Spanish)
- Living Healthy with Gout (English or Spanish)
- Talking with your Doctor about Gout (English or Spanish)
- Medical Advice for Patients with Gout (English or Spanish)
- Gout Medications: DO’s and DON’Ts (English or Spanish)
- The Gout Diet: Myth vs. Fact (English)
Additional Online Resources
- ACR - EULAR Gout Classification Criteria Calculator
- 2015 Gout Classification Criteria
- Medicines in Development: Arthritis
- Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
American College of Rheumatology
Arthritis Research Center Foundation
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
National Institutes of Health
National Institutes of Health – Information for Seniors
National Library of Medicine
Nutrition.gov Dietary Guidelines
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Gout in the News
- ScienceDaily: High fiber diets may alleviate inflammation caused by gout
- News-Medical.net: Elevated urate levels linked to musculo-skeletal pain
- Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases: GWAS of clinically defined gout and subtypes identifies multiple susceptibility loci that include urate transporter genes
- The Pharmaceutical Journal: Gout treatment does not raise CKD risk
- MedicalResearch.com: Gout Linked To Raised Risk of Erectile Dysfunction
- Clinical Advisor: Alternative strategies effective for diagnosing gout
- MedicalResearch.com: How Does Gout Affect Risk of Colon Cancer?
- Reuters: Weight loss surgery may reduce risk of developing gout
- Medscape: Gout Doubt: Experts Challenge New ACP Guidelines
- MedPage Today: Ultrasound Helps Diagnose Gout, Rule Out Pseudogout
- PLOS One: Uric acid levels can predict metabolic syndrome and hypertension in adolescents
- Journal of Hepatology: Uric acid regulates hepatic steatosis and insulin resistance through the NLRP3 inflammasome-dependent mechanism
- MD Magazine: Gout is associated with heart dysfunction
- News Medical: Presence of tophi in people with gout can increase risk of developing cardiovascular disease
- Arthritis & Rheumatology: Sleep apnea and the risk of incident gout
- Arthritis & Rheumatology: 2015 Gout Classification Criteria
- Journal of Foot and Ankle Research: Characteristics of the first metatarsophalangeal joint in gout
- MD Magazine: Proteomic pathways that lead to gout comorbidities
- MedPage Today: Gout slows you down
- Clinical Hypertension: Relationship between uric acid and blood pressure in different age groups
- Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases: Sugar-sweetened beverage consumption: a risk factor for prevalent gout
- Medscape: Impact of Gout Guidelines
- MedPage Today: Nighttime Risky for Gout
- Arthritis Care: Gout Nation 2014
- News Medical: Gout: An Interview with Dr. Lawrence Edwards, Chairman and CEO of GUAES
Rheumatology News: Many gout patients not reaching treatment goals
MPR: Managing Gout in Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease
Rheumatology Update: Ice a cold comfort for gout
Rheumatology News: Gout cases jump sevenfold in half-century
MedPage Today: Lowering Uric Acid Reduces Kidney Risk
The Daytona Beach News Journal: Controlling uric acid eases gout
The Jakarta Post: Health Sense: On managing arthritis and inflamed joints
News Medical: Gout increases risk of heart attack and stroke
Rheumatology Update: Kidney disease link with gout confirmed
Examiner: Sugary sweetened beverages linked to gout
Radio New Zealand News: Men with untreated gout urged to see doctor
Mayo Clinic: Big toe isn’t biggest culprit in gout flare-ups; other joints tied to higher risk