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Prenatal famine exposure, adulthood obesity patterns and risk of type 2 diabetes.

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Background

Prenatal exposure to famine and adulthood obesity have been independently related to the risk of type 2 diabetes; however, little is known about the joint effects of these risk factors at different stages of life on adulthood diabetes risk.

Methods

The analysis included 88 830 participants of the China Kadoorie Biobank, who were born around the time of the Chinese Great Famine and without diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, or cancer at baseline. We defi...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1093/ije/dyx228

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Name:
National Institutes of Health
Grant:
DK46200
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Name:
Wellcome Trust
Grant:
104085/Z/14/Z
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Name:
American Heart Association
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Name:
United States – Israel Binational Science Foundation
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Journal:
International Journal of Epidemiology More from this journal
Publication date:
2017-11-01
Acceptance date:
2017-10-17
DOI:
EISSN:
1464-3685
ISSN:
0300-5771
Pmid:
29161448
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:797475
UUID:
uuid:1c281318-ee1c-4c31-869f-6f7327599e4c
Local pid:
pubs:797475
Source identifiers:
797475
Deposit date:
2018-01-08

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