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