Insurance data highlights diabetes risk with gout

Patients with gout are have an increased risk of type 2 diabetes, and women have almost twice the risk of men, a study shows.

The researchers recommend that any type 2 diabetes risk factors be aggressively managed in gout patients.

Overall, those with gout face a 70% elevated risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to data drawn from the insurance claims of some 30,000 patients with