Gout and kidney disease
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. EDT
Speaker: Christopher Parker, D.O.,
Gout, a common and severe form of arthritis, is a complication that many people with kidney disease face. However, the causes of gout, gout treatments, and the true seriousness of gout is often not known or is misunderstood.
In recognition of National Gout Awareness Day our next webinar will be all about gout. Dr. Parker, a practicing rheumatologist, esteemed speaker, and gout expert will discuss how kidney disease can cause gout, how gout can be treated, and clear up some of the most commonly held myths about the condition.
Join this webinar to learn more about:
- The causes, symptoms, and risk factors for gout
- The connection between gout and kidney disease
- The treatments for gout
Christopher Parker, D.O.
Dr. Christopher Parker is a rheumatologist and an esteemed professional speaker and educator to physicians. Dr. Parker is also the Medical Advisor of the Alliance for Gout Awareness. He is Board Certified by the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners; American Board of Internal Medicine.
Dr. Parker graduated as the valedictorian in his medical school class at the University of Health Sciences – College of Osteopathic Medicine. He performed his fellowship in Rheumatology at Walter Reed Army Medical Center and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Parker served on the teaching faculty during his years at Walter Reed and Brooke Army Medical Center where he was recognized as teacher of the year twice. Dr. Parker’s work is published in several medical textbooks and medical journals and continues to be involved in clinical research and teaching.