SERUM URIC ACID IS NOT ASSOCIATED WITH DIABETIC NEPHROPATHY IN PATIENTS WITH TYPE 2 DIABETES


Gul C. B. , YILDIZ A., ÖZ GÜL Ö., Hartavi M., CANDER S., Eroglu A., ...More

ACTA MEDICA MEDITERRANEA, vol.31, no.6, pp.1153-1156, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 31 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Journal Name: ACTA MEDICA MEDITERRANEA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1153-1156
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Introduction: Although epidemiologic studies suggest a link between serum uric acid (SUA) and vascular complications in diabetes, the relationship of uric acid with diabetic nephropathy remains unclear. We aimed to investigate the relationship between SUA and the degree of albuminuria in patients with type 2 diabetes (T2D).