Originally published by Harvard Health.
What Is It?
Gout is a disorder characterized by too much uric acid in the blood and tissues. In gout, crystals of uric acid are deposited in the joints, where they cause a type of arthritis called gouty arthritis. They also can be deposited in the kidneys,...
1. Patients diagnosed with gout had a higher risk of developing diabetes than the general population.
2. Women with gout carried a higher risk of developing diabetes than men.
Evidence Rating Level: 3 (Average)
Study Rundown: Gout is a painful inflammatory arthritis that can have substantial impact upon the...