Serum uric acid and components of the metabolic syndrome in non-diabetic populations in Mauritian Indians and Creoles and in Chinese in Qingdao, China.

@article{Nan2008SerumUA,
  title={Serum uric acid and components of the metabolic syndrome in non-diabetic populations in Mauritian Indians and Creoles and in Chinese in Qingdao, China.},
  author={Hairong Nan and Qing Qiao and Stefan S{\"o}derberg and Weiguo Gao and Paul Zimmet and Jonathan E Shaw and George Alberti and Yanhu Dong and Ulla Uusitalo and Vassen K Pauvaday and Pierrot Chitson and Jaakko Tuomilehto},
  journal={Metabolic syndrome and related disorders},
  year={2008},
  volume={6 1},
  pages={47-57}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess the association of serum uric acid (UA) with components of metabolic syndrome (MetS) in different ethnic groups. METHODS Nondiabetic men (3285) and nondiabetic women (4078) aged 25 to 74 years without a history of cardiovascular disease and gout from Mauritius and Qingdao China, comprising Mauritian Indians, Mauritian Creoles, and an urban Chinese population, were studied. The top quintile of waist circumference, body mass index (BMI), blood pressure, serum total… CONTINUE READING

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