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Uric Acid and Gout: A Heart Issue?

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A lot of people are asking about uric acid a byproduct of metabolism that causes the "disease of kings" or gout. I check a uric acid blood test on all patients. Why?

Find out this week as we review the fascinating data about the relationship between uric acid, gout, and heart disease.


About Dr. Joel Kahn:

Dr. Kahn is America's Healthy Heart Doc and Professor of Medicine. He is a summa cum laude graduate of the University of Michigan Medical School. He has been healing hearts for over 30 years. He founded GreenSpace Cafe in Ferndale, Michigan to extend his clinic to your plate. He is director of the Kahn Center for Cardiac Longevity focused on early detection and reversal of heart disease. He has authored 6 books and a national public TV show and hundreds of health articles. He was previously voted Sexiest Vegan Over 50 awarded by PETA and a Health Hero from Crain's Business Detroit. He can be found at