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Obesity Obstacles: Is Being Overweight a Cause of Gout?

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Dec 9, 2015 ... People with high uric acid levels don't have gout. People with low uric acid levels do have gout. I'm not saying that this is the norm, but it ...

How Fat Affects Gout | Arthritis Foundation

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Learn more about how fat affects gout - and what to do about it. ... fat were also more likely than people without it (31.7% versus 13.2%) to have metabolic syndrome. ... “Like obesity and diabetes, high uric acid is a direct risk factor for ...

Obesity and Arthritis | Obesity - Arthritis Foundation

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Being overweight can make arthritis, gout, lupus, fibromyalgia and other joint ... a person has arthritis, “the additional weight causes even more problems on ...

Obesity epidemic to blame for record number of gout sufferers | Daily ...

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May 5, 2015 ... Gout, an ailment typically associated with elderly, red-faced men gorging on rich ... They can cause damage to joints, and inflame the soft lining of joints. ... being overweight or obese; having a high blood pressure or diabetes; having close relatives who suffer gout; long-term kidney problems; a diet rich in ...

Gout risk goes up as waistline expands | Fox News

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Aug 2, 2012 ... Obesity has long been considered a risk factor for gout. ... health conditions do not fully explain why overweight people have a higher gout risk.

Obesity in Adults, Overweight Adult Problems. Obesity Facts | Patient

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Even a modest amount of weight loss can help to reduce problems. ... If two overweight or obese people have the same BMI, the person with a bigger waist ...

Discover How Weight Loss Can Improve your Gout — Experiments ...

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Losing weight alone can decrease uric acid levels in the blood, as well as the ... weight can cause you a lot of health problems and one of them of course is gout. ... I had what is called central obesity, basically carrying weight around my middle , ... Overweight men with a BMI (Body Mass Index) of at least 25 are more than ...

Obesity and Arthritis - News Medical

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Apr 8, 2013 ... It is a rising epidemic that is one of the major public health problems. ... This means 34 million US adults are obese, and 13 million of these are morbidly or severely obese. ... As the population has aged and become heavier, arthritis, ... time with other sedentary behavior can improve obesity risk in children ...

Visceral fat obesity is highly associated with primary gout in a ... - NCBI

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Mar 24, 2015 ... Visceral fat obesity is highly associated with primary gout in a metabolically obese but normal weighted population: a case ... Furthermore, gout patients are not only obese but also commonly have obesity-associated comorbidities .... Future studies addressing whether the risk of gout can be reduced by ...

The Obesity Epidemic: Challenges, Health Initiatives, and ... - NCBI

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The experience gained with previous epidemiologic problems such as smoking ... no proposed solution can reasonably ignore or minimize the role that obesity ... The number of people who were classified as extremely obese (BMI >40 ... Obesity rates in adult men showed no significant differences between ethnic groups.