rheumatology
Gout

Chronic inflammation of gout linked to diabetes and CVD

Gout is a chronic systemic inflammatory disease in which pro-inflammatory cytokines are elevated regardless of disease activity and strongly linked with comorbid diabetes and cardiovascular disease, a joint Dutch-New Zealand study has found. “It shows once and for all that gout is a chronic disease with continuous low-grade inflammation driving comorbidities such as diabetes and ...

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