Vitamin C intake and the risk of gout in men: a prospective study.

  title={Vitamin C intake and the risk of gout in men: a prospective study.},
  author={Hyon K. Choi and Xiang Gao and Gary C. Curhan},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  volume={169 5},
BACKGROUND Several metabolic studies and a recent double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized trial have shown that higher vitamin C intake significantly reduces serum uric acid levels. Yet the relation with risk of gout is unknown. METHODS We prospectively examined, from 1986 through 2006, the relation between vitamin C intake and risk of incident gout in 46 994 male participants with no history of gout at baseline. We used a supplementary questionnaire to ascertain the American College of… CONTINUE READING
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