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Uric acid predicts mortality and ischaemic stroke in subjects with diastolic dysfunction: the Tromsø Study 1994-2013
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2017-01-31)
Aims: To investigate whether serum uric acid predicts adverse outcomes in persons with indices of diastolic dysfunction in a general population. <br>Methods and results: We performed a prospective cohort study among 1460 women and 1480 men from 1994 to 2013. End- points were all-cause mortality, incident myocardial infarction, and incident ischaemic stroke. We strati fi ed the analyses ...
Mild Albuminuria Is a Risk Factor for Faster GFR Decline in the Nondiabetic Population
(Journal article; Tidsskriftartikkel; Peer reviewed, 2018-02-08)
<i>Introduction</i>: A minimal increase in the albumin-to-creatinine ratio (ACR) predicts cardiovascular disease and mortality, but whether it predicts kidney function loss in nondiabetic persons is unclear. We investigated the association between ACR in the optimal or high-normal range and the rate of glomerular filtration rate (GFR) decline in a cohort from the general population without diabetes, ...