Diabetes mellitus and the risk of urinary tract stones: a population-based case-control study.

BACKGROUND Because nephrolithiasis has been associated with obesity, an important risk factor for type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM), we tested the hypothesis that DM prevalence is increased in individuals who develop renal stones. METHODS In an initial electronic analysis, prior diagnoses of DM, hypertension, and obesity were compared between all Olmsted… (More)