What is gout?

Gary Ho and Dr. Christopher Parker outline the signs and symptoms of gout and describe a gout attack.

Gary’s Story

Gary has lived with gout for decades. Watch as Gary tell his journey of gout symptoms, gout diagnosis, and gout treatment. You are not alone!

Talking Gout and Myths with Dr. Christopher Parker

The internet can lead you down a rabbit hole of misinformation about gout. Listen as Dr. Chris Parker talks about gout and dispels the many myths surrounding it.

How Gout Affects the Heart

“People who have gout, compared to people who do not have gout, are much more likely to have heart problems.” Watch Dr. Chris Parker talk gout and the heart on a local news broadcast.

Documents and Links

P2P with Gary

Learn more about GSGA founder Gary Ho and his path to gaining control of his gout.

Your Gout Questions answered – Gout and Diet

Diet alone does not “cause” gout, but it can be a contributing factor. Read more about gout and your diet.

Helping Others after being denied help (Gary Ho – INvisible Project)

The INvisible Project shares stories to educate and inspire others. Click below to read the article written about Gary Ho.


  • Gout & the Holidays

    Delicious food, time with family and holiday cheer are right around the corner. While the holidays are a time of excitement, they can also cause anxiety for people living with gout.

    Read More

  • Top 4 Misconceptions About Gout

    Where do you look for information about gout? If your answer is the internet, you are not alone.

    Read More

  • How to talk to friends and family about gout

    Isolating. Unbearable. Frustrating. If you have gout, you know that that’s how the disease can sometimes feel.

    Read More

  • If You Don’t Manage Gout, It Will Manage You

    Think about your last gout attack. Maybe it’s been years. Maybe it was yesterday. No matter how recent the attack, all gout patients know one thing: the pain can be debilitating. The good news is that, even though this condition can’t be cured, it can be successfully managed.

    Read More

  • Ever Thought of Joining a Clinical Trial?

    The possibility of new, better treatments is exciting for patients living with chronic diseases that impact their day-to-day lives. T

    Read More

  • 5 Things I’ve Learned About Gout

    Gout is a chronic condition – excruciating, disruptive and, like it or not, with you for life. But after facing down gout for nearly 25 years, I know it can be managed.

    Read More

  • Countering a Lack of Information and Loss of Hope for Gout Patients

    After years of searching for reliable information and a network of fellow gout patients to share his experience, Gary Ho launched his own online support group with the help of his rheumatologist, Christopher Parker, DO. Now, the duo is further expanding their efforts.

    Read More