Prevention and treatment of metabolic syndrome can significantly reduce the risk of gout

Editor’s pick: A study published in Arthritis & Rheumatology included nearly 1.3 million men aged 20-39 with metabolic syndrome who had The risk of gout is higher.

A study published in Arthritis and Rheumatology The study included nearly 1.3 million men aged 20-39 who participated in a series of three health checkups every two years, and men with metabolic syndrome (MetS) — specifically those whose components were elevated triglycerides and Men with abdominal obesity – have a higher risk of gout.

Among the 18,473 participants who developed gout, those with MetS on all tests had nearly a 4-fold higher risk of developing gout than those without MetS . Development of MET more than doubled the risk of gout flare-ups, while MET restoration nearly halved the risk of gout flare-ups.

Co-corresponding author Dr. Jaejoon Lee of Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine in South Korea noted: “This is the first large-scale study to explore the relationship between MetS dynamics and gout risk “MetS Prevention and Rehabilitation Can Significantly Reduce Gout Risk in Young People.”

Source: Arthritis & Rheumatology

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