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Long-term risk of incident type 2 diabetes and measures of overall and regional obesity: the EPIC-InterAct case-cohort study.

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BACKGROUND: Waist circumference (WC) is a simple and reliable measure of fat distribution that may add to the prediction of type 2 diabetes (T2D), but previous studies have been too small to reliably quantify the relative and absolute risk of future diabetes by WC at different levels of body mass index (BMI). METHODS AND FINDINGS: The prospective InterAct case-cohort study was conducted in 26 centres in eight European countries and consists of 12,403 incident T2D cases and a stratified subcoh...

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10.1371/journal.pmed.1001230

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Langenberg, C More by this author
Schulze, MB More by this author
Rolandsson, O More by this author
Overvad, K More by this author
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PLoS medicine Journal website
Volume:
9
Issue:
6
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Article: e1001230
Publication date:
2012
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EISSN:
1549-1676
ISSN:
1549-1277
URN:
uuid:01faa891-9bd2-4bad-9277-7190f33c6ac2
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345334
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pubs:345334

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