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Associated gout comorbidities

Comorbidities are common in patients with gout, according to the 2007–2008 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey data4


had hypertension


had stage 2* or greater chronic kidney disease


were obese


had diabetes


had a history of myocardial infarction


had a history of stroke

*eGFR >60 mL/min/1.73 m2.
>30 kg/m2.


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