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Management of co-morbid conditions in people with gout 

Management of co-morbid conditions in people with gout
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Management of co-morbid conditions in people with gout
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Nicola Dalbeth

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780198748311.003.0011
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date: 18 August 2019

Co-morbidities—particularly hypertension, cardiovascular disease, renal impairment, diabetes, obesity, and hyperlipidaemia—are common in gout. Patients with gout should be screened for co-morbidities. Co-morbidities will influence choice of therapy for acute gout flares and urate lowering.

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