Increased risk of diabetes in patients with urinary calculi: a 5-year followup study.

@article{Chung2011IncreasedRO,
  title={Increased risk of diabetes in patients with urinary calculi: a 5-year followup study.},
  author={Shiu-Dong Chung and Yi-Kuang Chen and Herng-Ching Lin},
  journal={The Journal of urology},
  year={2011},
  volume={186 5},
  pages={1888-93}
}
PURPOSE No prospective followup study to date to our knowledge has evaluated the relationship between stone disease and the subsequent risk of diabetes mellitus. In this population based study we examine the relationship between a history of urinary calculi and the risk of diabetes mellitus in Taiwan. MATERIALS AND METHODS A total of 23,569 adult patients with new diagnoses of urinary calculi from 2001 to 2003 were recruited together with 70,707 matched enrollees as a comparison cohort. All… CONTINUE READING

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