URIC ACID HAS MANY GOUT VICTIMS. DON’T LET KIDNEY BE ONE OF THEM
Watch the Down and Out Kidney video and see what can happen to the kidney when uric acid goes unchecked.
Learn more about the relationship between uric acid levels, gout, and CKD.
THERE IS A 10-FOLD INCREASE IN GOUT PREVALENCE WHEN eGFR <60mL/min1*
Patients with stage 3 or 4 CKD have a 10-fold increase in gout prevalence compared with patients with normal renal function.1
CKD, chronic kidney disease; eGFR, estimated glomerular filtration rate.
*Post hoc, cross-sectional analysis of National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) data from 2009 to 2010 of adults >20 years of age.1
- Krishnan E. PLoS One. 2012;7:e50046.