Check Out Your Gout!

Actor Jim Belushi recently filmed the above public service announcement along with Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc. as a way of promoting awareness of gout, an inflammatory form of arthritis.  Gout is caused by high levels of uric acid in the bloodstream and can be extremely painful.  Belushi is one of eight million people in the United States who have gout.  For more information about Belushi's foray into the world of public awareness of a chronic condition, read the Chicago Tribune article here.

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