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    • Lowering Uric Acid With Allopurinol Improves Insulin Resistance and Systemic Inflammation in Asymptomatic Hyperuricemia 

      TAKIR, Mumtaz; KOSTEK, Osman; OZKOK, Abdullah; Elcioglu, Omer Celal; BAKAN, Ali; EREK, Aybala; MUTLU, Hasan Huseyin; TELCI, Ozge; SEMERCI, Aysun; ODABAS, Ali Riza; AFSAR, Baris; SMITS, Gerard; ALANASPA, Miguel; SHARMA, Shailendra; JOHNSON, Richard J.; Kanbay, Mehmet (2015-12-01)
      Background Hyperuricemia is an independent predictor of impaired fasting glucose and type 2 diabetes, but whether it has a causal role in insulin resistance remains controversial. Here we tested the hypothesis that lowering ...