Mar 16, 2019
Ben had a brilliant idea to associate gout with St. Patrick's Day because of drinking and corned beef that occurs in Ireland; this hypothesis was proven to be false within the first few minutes of actually talking about gout. Gout, which was once known as the "Disease of Kings" because only the rich could afford the poor diet rich in meats and alcohol. The guys cover assessment, diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and Tom's own personal experience with this affliction. In "Stories You May Have Missed", the guys discuss whom is being targeted in one state as the kingpin of the opioid crisis. so get your green on, eat some corned beef and cabbage, and enjoy this episode all about gouty arthritis.