Gout is the most common form of inflammatory arthritis in men & older women and affects 1 in 40 in Ireland. The condition can be extremely painful and if poorly managed can have a significant effect on quality of life. With this in mind, the Dublin Branches of Arthritis Ireland are hosting an information evening about Living with Gout on Wednesday 23rd November, Radisson Blu St. Helen’s, Blackrock, Co. Dublin, at 7 pm. Admission is free, and all are welcome.
The speaker on the night will be Professor Geraldine Mc Carthy, Consultant Rheumatologist, the Mater Hospital. Prof. Mc Carthy will explain many aspects of the condition, such as what causes it, how it is treated and lifestyle recommendations to help manage your gout. A questions and answers session will take place at the end of the meeting.
On the night, Arthritis Ireland will distribute their new booklet, ‘Living with Gout.' The Dublin Branch of Arthritis Ireland will also inform those attending on the night about support activities happening in their local area. So come along and discover the many myths and truths about gout!
Book your place now or for more information call our Helpline, 1890 252 846.