Genetic Risk Plays a Major Role in the Development of Gout Irrespective of the BMI Measure

Rheumatology Network
07 Feb, 2020 ,

According to a research published in the journal Arthritis and Rehumatology, irrespective of the BMI having a strong Genetic susceptibility for Gout is a more reliable predictor of disease than the weight itself. The chances of Gout were higher in patients who had a high average genetic risk score as compared to people who did not.