© 2024 Western New York Public Broadcasting Association

140 Lower Terrace
Buffalo, NY 14202

Mailing Address:
Horizons Plaza P.O. Box 1263
Buffalo, NY 14240-1263

Buffalo Toronto Public Media | Phone 716-845-7000
WBFO Newsroom | Phone: 716-845-7040
Your NPR Station
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

Help for Painful Gout

By Eileen Buckley


Buffalo, NY – About 5.1 million Americans suffer from a painful disease known as the Gout. For some gout patients the search for proper treatment seems endless. But a local businessman authored a new book called Beating Gout : A Sufferer's Guild to Living Pain Free. WBFO'S Eileen Buckley talked with the author about this disease.

Victor Konshin of Williamsville was working as a high-tech Engineer when he first suffered from painful gout attacks. After dealing with the disease for several years, he finally decided to quit his job and conduct his own research to find the cause and proper treatment.

Click the audio player above to hear Eileen Buckley's interview now or use your podcasting software to download it to your computer or iPod.