Get on to gout

Auckland City Harbour News - - News -

Arthri­tis New Zealand is hold­ing a free sem­i­nar this week to help those suf­fer­ing from gout.

A form of arthri­tis, gout causes joints to be­come tight and swollen, with the skin of­ten red and shiny.

The dis­ease is most com­mon among Maori and Pa­cific men, al­though it af­fects other groups as well.

Rheuma­tol­o­gist Dr Ni­cola Dal­beth will present the Get on to Gout sem­i­nar to­mor­row, April 5, from 9.30am at the Fick­ling Cen­tre, 546 Mt Al­bert Rd, Three Kings.

To find out more con­tact Chris­tine Barry on 5238905.

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