Association Between Elevated Serum Uric Acid and Vitamin D Insufficiency Among the Middle-Aged and Elderly Population


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Takir M., Solak Y., Erek A., Kostek O., Oral A., Elcioglu O. C. , ...More

TURKISH NEPHROLOGY DIALYSIS AND TRANSPLANTATION JOURNAL, vol.25, no.2, pp.182-186, 2016 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.5262/tndt.2016.1002.10
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH NEPHROLOGY DIALYSIS AND TRANSPLANTATION JOURNAL
  • Page Numbers: pp.182-186

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: Vitamin D insufficiency might have a role in numerous diseases including autoimmune disease, cancer, diabetes mellitus, hypertension and heart diseases. The relationship between vitamin D insufficiency and hyperuricemia has been shown previously but there are conflicting results in studies.