Purine-rich foods, dairy and protein intake, and the risk of gout in men.

  title={Purine-rich foods, dairy and protein intake, and the risk of gout in men.},
  author={H. Choi and Karen E. Atkinson and E. Karlson and W. Willett and G. Curhan},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  volume={350 11},
  • H. Choi, Karen E. Atkinson, +2 authors G. Curhan
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine
  • The New England journal of medicine
  • BACKGROUND Various purine-rich foods and high protein intake have long been thought to be risk factors for gout. [...] Key Method We used a supplementary questionnaire to ascertain whether participants met the American College of Rheumatology survey criteria for gout. Diet was assessed every four years by means of a food-frequency questionnaire. RESULTS During the 12 years of the study, we documented 730 confirmed new cases of gout.Expand Abstract
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