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About GoutPal’s Gout Network

GoutPal’s Gout Network is here to support you when you try to control your gout.

It helps you work with your healthcare team. You learn the right questions to ask to get the best level of care from your gout doctors and other advisers. Gout management has to be personal. GoutPal’s Gout Network helps you understand how good gout management principles apply to you.

I help you get Personal Gout Management Plans that suit you. You can choose how to manage your gout. Create your plans here, with your doctor, or at home. Choose whatever suits you best, and I will help you every step of the way.

This section of the website explains all about GoutPal’s Gout Network. Learn how it works, then learn how to stop your gout. This page explains what GoutPal’s gout support network is, with links to other pages where you can find more personal gout help.

Purpose of GoutPal’s Gout Network

As I’ve said, I’m here to help you control your gout. Gout treatment has to be personal. Professional rheumatologists advise your doctor that treatment must be tailored to each individual’s personal circumstances:

the ultimate determination regarding [American College of Rheumatology Guidelines for Management of Gout] to be made by the physician in light of each patient’s individual circumstances.
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treat to the serum urate target appropriate for the individual patient

I’ve used those principles of gout management to provide GoutPal’s Gout Guidelines. They are general guidelines that expand general principles in practical ways. But, to apply these guidelines, you must personalize them. This is where we work together.

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I help you make choices with your doctor. You get the best treatment for you.
You tell me where my guidelines need improving. We all get better gout help.

About GoutPal’s Gout Network

This Gout Network website is organized into different areas:

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This page describing the Gout Network website plus other pages explaining how to get the best out of the website to help your gout. I also include descriptions of other GoutPal websites and services. I explain how they relate to this Gout Network website.

Gout Network FAQs

Summaries of frequently asked gout questions, with links to relevant gout guidelines. These are presented as “How To Manage Gout” topics. They tell you about the important personal considerations that affect each aspect of gout. That guides you towards managing your own gout treatment plans.

Gout Network Index

Blog-style indexes of live discussions on popular gout topics. This section also includes occasional news updates about using GoutPal, and about changes to FAQs.

Gout Network Forums

See how GoutPal’s Gout Network Forums are organized.

Personal Gout Diary

Personal Gout Diaries are under consideration. More details about the best way to use your Personal Gout Diary, coming soon.

Gout Network Plans

Personal Gout Management Plans are under consideration. More details about the best way to use your personal gout management plans, coming soon.

GoutPal Member Rewards

As thanks for your commitment to GoutPal, I offer a growing number of rewards. Read more in GoutPal Members. In particular, see Gout and Uric Acid PDFs Members Downloads

Gout Pictures

Your gout pictures tell me more about your symptoms than words can. Then I can help you recover from gout quicker. Send your gout pictures today.

Gout Network Blogs

Personally, I learned all I know about gout through running my own website. If you would like to have a similar opportunity, I will help you create your own blog or other website styles.

Tell me. You might like:

  • A personal gout blog
  • A research knowledge-base for your favorite gout subjects
  • An eCommerce site to promote and sell your gout products
  • Some other gout-related website

Suggest whatever suits you in the GoutPal Suggestion Box.

I add new gout services whenever you need them. To keep up-to-date with progress, please subscribe to my GoutPal Forum Update service:

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Your Gout Network

I run this network for you. Please tell me what you need to help your gout. There are many ways to tell me: