JAPANESE HEART JOURNAL, vol.44, no.4, pp.527-536, 2003 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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JAPANESE HEART JOURNAL
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leptin, uric acid, obesity, insulin, BODY-MASS INDEX, OBESE GENE, CARDIOVASCULAR RISK, ADIPOSE-TISSUE, WEIGHT, HYPERTENSION, ASSOCIATION, INSULIN, FAT, ATHEROSCLEROSIS
Increased serum urate concentration is a frequent finding in patients with hypertension. Since hyperuricemia is associated with obesity, renal disease. hyperlipidemia, and atherosclerosis. whether or not serum urate is a cardiovascular risk factor per se has remained elusive.