Article – National Kidney Month Spotlight: Uric Acid and Its Role in Chronic Kidney Disease


A discussion by Dr. Johnson in Rheumatology Advisor on the role of gout and uric acid in chronic kidney disease.  This has been a controversial topic, but Dr. Johnson suggests there are likely specific groups of patients in whom lowering uric acid may provide benefit by reducing the risk for chronic kidney disease and kidney failure.

Read the article here.