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GOUT, med. jur. contracts. An inflammation of the fibrous and ligamentous parts of the joints.
     2. In cases of insurance on lives, when there is warranty of health, it seems that a man subject to the gout, is a life capable of being, insured, if he has no sickness at the time to make it an unequal contract. 2 Park, Ins. 583.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet, Western diet, and risk of gout in men: prospective cohort study.
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In a typical UK general practice of 2,000 patients, there may be 17 men and three women with gout.
MENTION gout and the traditional image is of a boozy lord in breeches and frockcoat, resting a swollen appendage on an embroidered footstool.
Gout is not a disease of yesteryear nor one of excess, yet these misconceptions persist, much to the frustration of sufferers.