Quick Quiz: What Goes With Gout?

A recent study confirms an increased risk for type 2 diabetes among gout patients. Quiz yourself here on related comorbidities in gout.

A recent study has confirmed that the risk for type 2 diabetes is increased markedly among patients diagnosed with gout. The diabetes diagnosis arises within two years of the onset of gout, in about 2% of cases.

Which of the following is NOT true?

Women with gout are at greater risk for diabetes than men with gout.
The risk for diabetes diagnosis is greater with gout than with osteoarthritis.
Men with gout are more likely than women with gout to have hypertension.
More women with gout than men in this US insurance database were smokers.
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