The association between serum uric acid and metabolic syndrome among adolescents in northeast China.

@article{Wang2015TheAB,
  title={The association between serum uric acid and metabolic syndrome among adolescents in northeast China.},
  author={Zi-Nan Wang and Ping Li and R. Jiang and Ling Li and Xue Li and Liang Li and Cong Liu and Cong-Liang Tian},
  journal={International journal of clinical and experimental medicine},
  year={2015},
  volume={8 11},
  pages={21122-9}
}
PURPOSE Data about the association between serum uric acid and metabolic syndrome in healthy adolescents are sparse. This study examined this association and determined the optimal cutoffs for serum uric acid to predict metabolic syndrome among healthy adolescents. METHODS During 2010-2011, we conducted a cross-sectional study of 927 adolescents (53.0% boys) aged 11-16 years from junior and senior high schools in northeast China. All participants received a physical examination and gave… CONTINUE READING
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