Insurance study highlights risk among gout patients

Patients with gout are at increased risk of type 2 diabetes, a study shows.

And women have almost twice the risk of men, report the researchers, who recommend that any type 2 diabetes risk factors be aggressively managed in patients with gout.

Overall those with gout face a 70% elevated risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to data based on insurance claims data on around 30,000 patients with