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Gout Diet Tips- Prevention and Management

Gout is a form of inflammatory arthritis that causes pain and swelling of the big toe; and sometimes the ankle or knee[1]. Gout occurs when there is a high level of uric acid in the blood which causes needle-like crystals to form around a joint.  These crystals are what cause the pain. “Uric acid is […]

Summer Cookout Foods to Avoid with Gout

Gout flare-ups are very painful, but watching what you eat may help. John Hollander, DPM, in Santa Rosa, CA, discusses foods to avoid this holiday weekend.