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Issue 1, Volume 1: April, 2012
With commentary by Lisa Criscione-Schreiber, MD and Megan E.B. Clowse, MD, MPH
Issue 2, Volume 1: May, 2012
With commentary by I. Jon Russell, MD, PhD, ACR Master
Issue 1, Volume 2: January, 2013
With commentary by Michael Bottros, MD

Patient Articles

A Buildup of Uric Acid in the Blood

Gout is caused by a buildup of uric acid in the blood. But what leads to this buildup? Read this article to learn more about gout causes and risk factors.
Diagnosing gout requires removing synovial fluid from the joint with a needle. It does hurt, but it is quick. Synovial fluid diagnosing is the gout gold standard, but there is another method.
Although you can’t predict when a gout attack will occur, there are several things you can do prevent an attack. Developing a healthy lifestyle is one of these things. Learn what lifestyle tips can help prevent gout.

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