Obesity and younger age at gout onset in a community-based cohort.

@article{DeMarco2011ObesityAY,
  title={Obesity and younger age at gout onset in a community-based cohort.},
  author={Mara A McAdams DeMarco and Janet W. Maynard and Mary Margret Huizinga and Alan N. Baer and Anna K{\"o}ttgen and Allan C Gelber and Josef Coresh},
  journal={Arthritis care & research},
  year={2011},
  volume={63 8},
  pages={1108-14}
}
OBJECTIVE Obesity is associated with gout risk. It is unclear whether obesity is associated with a younger age at gout onset. We examined whether obesity is related to age at gout onset and quantified the risk of incident gout by obesity status in the Campaign Against Cancer and Heart Disease (CLUE II) study, a longitudinal community-based cohort. METHODS CLUE II began in 1989 as a cohort study of residents living within or surrounding Washington County, Maryland. Followup questionnaires… CONTINUE READING