Monday, June 17 | 6 – 7:30 p.m. | Education Room B Second Floor at Good Samaritan Health & Wellness Center

3551 Highland Ave., Downers Grove, IL 60515 | 630.275.2640

Gout is the most common form of inflammatory arthritis affecting 9.2 million adults in theUnited States. It is caused when uric acid crystals deposit in the joint space resulting in localizedintense joint pain and swelling. Uncontrolled and recurrent gout can lead to permanent damageof the joint and even lead to uric acid deposition in vital organs.

Topics to be covered include:

  • Clinical Presentation and Diagnosis of Gout
  • Medical Treatment and Lifestyle Modifications Effective in Gout Management
  • Risk Factors for Developing Gout
  • Complications of Untreated Gout

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