Long-term supplementation with folic acid and vitamin B-12 has no effect on circulating uric acid concentrations in Norwegian patients with coronary artery disease.

@article{Dierkes2018LongtermSW,
  title={Long-term supplementation with folic acid and vitamin B-12 has no effect on circulating uric acid concentrations in Norwegian patients with coronary artery disease.},
  author={Jutta Dierkes and Reinhard Seifert and J. Gregory and Ottar K. Nyg{\aa}rd},
  journal={The American journal of clinical nutrition},
  year={2018},
  volume={107 1},
  pages={
          130-132
        }
}
  • Jutta Dierkes, Reinhard Seifert, +1 author Ottar K. Nygård
  • Published in
    The American journal of…
    2018
  • Medicine
  • High concentrations of uric acid are associated with the occurrence of gout and are observed in concordance with other features of the metabolic syndrome, such as hypertension, impaired glucose metabolism, dyslipidemia, and obesity, and are highly associated with an increased risk of gout (1). Treatment options for hyperuricemia and gout are urgently needed because existing pharmacologic treatment is associated with side effects and low compliance (2). In a recent issue of the Journal, Qin et… CONTINUE READING

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