Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, May 23rd, 2011
"We examined the IV Portuguese National Health Survey for documenting possible associations between nephrolithiasis, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and obesity in the Portuguese adult population. We obtained 23 349 questionnaires from individuals >= 15 years old. The prevalence of kidney stone disease (KSD) was 7.3%. The prevalence of hypertension was higher among KSF when compared with the general population...
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