Uric acid and insulin sensitivity and risk of incident hypertension.

@article{Forman2009UricAA,
  title={Uric acid and insulin sensitivity and risk of incident hypertension.},
  author={John P. Forman and Hyon K. Choi and Gary C. Curhan},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={169 2},
  pages={155-62}
}
BACKGROUND Uric acid, insulin sensitivity, and endothelial dysfunction may be important in the development of hypertension. Corresponding circulating biomarkers are associated with risk of hypertension, but because these factors may be interrelated, whether they independently affect risk is unknown. METHODS In 1496 women aged 32 to 52 years without hypertension at baseline, we prospectively analyzed the associations between fasting plasma levels of uric acid, insulin, triglycerides, the… CONTINUE READING