Diabetes and Uric Acid — A Relationship Investigated by the Epidemiological Method

Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 41)


The following data were obtained from a long term Epidemiological study by the Israel Ischemic Heart Disease Unit on 10,000 men aged 40 years and over which was started in 1963. A diabetes survey was carried out within the framework of this study. In the 1963 survey, 498 were found to be diabetic, of whom 296 were aware of diabetes, and 202 were newly diagnosed at the survey. Two years later, in 1965, another 144 new diabetics were discovered.


Heart Disease Acid Value Epidemiological Study Uric Acid Acid Level 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1974

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Dept. Int. Med. CHadassah Univ. Hosp.JerusalemIsrael
  2. 2.Dept. Family Med.Sheba Hosp.Tel HashomerIsrael

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