Study finds link between obesity, gout

08/11/2011 | DoctorsLounge.com

Obesity may play a role in the earlier onset of gout in patients, a study in Arthritis Care & Research suggests. Experts said those who were obese at age 21 developed the condition 11 years earlier than those who were leaner. The 18-year risk of developing gout was nearly double in obese individuals compared with those who weren't obese at baseline.

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