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coke

(kōk) Slang
n.
Cocaine.
tr.v. coked, coking, cokes
To affect or intoxicate with cocaine.
One of the most common street terms for cocaine, or, less commonly, crack cocaine

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Q. what is the connection between gout and drinking cokes? There was an article in your magazine earlier this year about how drinking cokes could affect gout....can I get a copy of that artical?

A. Men who consume two or more sugary soft drinks a day have an 85% higher risk of gout compared with those who drink less than one a month.
This is because soft drinks contain large quantities of high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS), a common sweetener in soft drinks, which results in Hyperuricemia in blood.
Hyperuricemia, in turn predispose the body for gout.
(taken from : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gout )

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