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Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2011 Aug;93(2):e84-6. doi: 10.1016/j.diabres.2011.05.012. Epub 2011 Jun 1.

Uric acid and mortality from all-causes and cardiovascular disease among adults with and without diagnosed diabetes: findings from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey III Linked Mortality Study.

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  • Division of Adult and Community Health, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA. eford@cdc.gov

Abstract

Using data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey III Linked Mortality Study, uric acid concentration was significantly related to mortality from all-causes (978 diabetic participants: hazard ratio per mg/dl, 1.14; 95% confidence interval, 1.01-1.28; 12,824 nondiabetic participants: hazard ratio, 1.06; 95% confidence interval, 1.02-1.11) but not major CVD.

Copyright © 2011. Published by Elsevier Ireland Ltd.

PMID:
21636162
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