Assessment of Hyperuricemia in Gestational Diabetes

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Shimaa Mohamed Abbas ; Nagwa Eid Saad ; Marwa Mostafa Ahmed ; Tarek Mohamed Saeed El Azizi ; Inas El Sayed


Gestational diabetes, uric acid, hyperuricemia, albumin


The incidence of gestational diabetes has increased significantly during the last years. Prior studies suggest that GDM is associated with elevated uric acid. Aim: To estimate the prevalence of hyperuricemia in gestational diabetes. Subject and Methods: This is a cross-sectional study conducted on 221 pregnant females with gestational diabetes mellites underwent a structured interview.  Results: This study found that the mean serum uric acid of participants is (4.99±0.61) mg/dl with a range (3.6-6.8) mg/dl, with no cases of hyperuricemia. Conclusions: This study demonstrated that gestational diabetes mellitus is not associated with hyperuricemia.

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