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Gout Increases Risk of Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease

In a large study of patients in the United Kingdom, patients with gout had a 29% increased risk of advanced CKD and 210% increased risk of end-stage renal disease compared with patients who did not have gout.
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High Uric Acid Increases Death Risk in Peritoneal Dialysis

In patients on peritoneal dialysis, serum uric acid levels in the highest quintile are associated with a nearly 1.5-fold increased risk of all-cause mortality compared with levels in the third quintile, a study found.
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