Ten-year change in serum uric acid and its relation to changes in other metabolic risk factors in young black and white adults: the CARDIA study

@article{Rathmann2007TenyearCI,
  title={Ten-year change in serum uric acid and its relation to changes in other metabolic risk factors in young black and white adults: the CARDIA study},
  author={Wolfgang Rathmann and Burkhart Haastert and A Icks and G. Giani and Jeffrey M. Roseman},
  journal={European Journal of Epidemiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={22},
  pages={439-445}
}
Elevated serum uric acid is commonly seen in association with obesity, glucose intolerance, hypertension and dyslipidemia. There is currently no satisfactory explanation for the relation of uric acid and the metabolic syndrome (MetSyn). This study aimed to evaluate the relations of change in serum uric acid with changes in components of the MetSyn in young adults. We studied 1,249 male and 1,362 female black and white subjects aged 17–35 years (baseline) from the Coronary Artery Risk… CONTINUE READING

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