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Gout and Diabetes – How Are They Related?

What Is Gout?

Gout is a complex type of arthritis that may affect people of all ages and gender. It causes severe and sudden episodes of pain, tenderness, and redness in joints, mostly in the big toe. Most of these problems tend to occur at night. The affected part may become so tender, swollen, and hot. Symptoms might come and go, but you would prevent flares and manage symptoms in many ways. With early diagnosis and proper treatment, gout can be controlled easily. [1]