Effect of smoking on uric acid and other metabolic markers throughout normal pregnancy.

@article{Lain2005EffectOS,
  title={Effect of smoking on uric acid and other metabolic markers throughout normal pregnancy.},
  author={Kristine Y Lain and N Ba{\vs}i{\'c} Markovi{\'c} and Roberta B. Ness and James M Roberts},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={2005},
  volume={90 10},
  pages={5743-6}
}
OBJECTIVES Smoking, pregnancy, and preeclampsia are all associated with changes in markers of the metabolic syndrome. Several markers are increased in all three conditions. However, smoking is negatively associated with preeclampsia, and therefore some markers would be expected to behave differently in smokers during pregnancy. We compared several metabolic markers of the metabolic syndrome in healthy primigravid smokers and nonsmokers over normal pregnancy to explore mechanisms for the reduced… CONTINUE READING