Role of Uric Acid in Determining Cardiovascular Risk

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Demir M., Bulunmaz M., Muderrisoglu C., Kose S., Erdem S., Polat H.

ISTANBUL MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.15, no.4, pp.203-208, 2014 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 15 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.5152/imj.2014.50470
  • Page Numbers: pp.203-208
  • Keywords: Uric acid, proteinuria, cardiovascular risk, LIPID-PEROXIDATION, INSULIN, URATE, HYPERURICEMIA, HEALTHY, DISEASE, OBESITY
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


Objective: In this retrospective study, serum uric acid levels of patients with diabetes, diabetes and chronic renal failure, and chronic renal failure without diabetes were compared respectively. It was investigated if uric acid can be used as a risk factor in diabetic and nondiabetic patients as an indicator of cardiovascular risk.