Gout is a type of arthritis caused by a build-up of uric acid in the joints. The condition is long-term, and there is evidence that the high uric acid levels in uncontrolled gout are a risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Symptoms can be painful, and include joint pain and swelling.
These resources support the Mahitahi Hauora Gout Stop campaign. Please feel free to use them in the ways that work best for your organisation to help spread the word.
Gout resources for health professionals.
Gout resources for patients.
Hear from people who have gout about their experiences with the condition.