Dr. Huy Dang, DPM, discusses the condition of uncontrolled gout, his personal experience living with it, how it’s impacted his day-to-day life, and how it has influenced the way he treats his patients. Uncontrolled gout can span to the blood, joint fluids, and extracellular spaces. He explains that pain throughout the body is often connected to complications of the heart, liver, or kidneys, and a systemic burden of the disease. However, with proper treatment patients can manage the impact of the painful, chronic condition.
Dr. Huy D. Dang, DPM, is a podiatry specialist in Centralia, WA. He currently practices at Foot & Ankle Surgical Associates and is affiliated with MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital. Dr. Dang received his undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois, and his medical doctorate from William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine. Dr. Dang has volunteered his time to many causes and organizations, including Tacoma Power and Utilities foot screening, the Chicago Special Olympics and Chicago Marathon, as well as Veterans Stand Down. Dr. Dang is fluent in both English and Vietnamese.