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Parenthood and the risk of diabetes in men and women: a 7- year prospective study of 0.5 million individuals

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In women, higher parity has been associated with increased risk of diabetes later in life. It is unclear, however, whether this association is mainly due to biological effects of childbearing, or to socioeconomic and lifestyle factors associated with childrearing. We assessed the association between number of children and diabetes risk separately in women and men.

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Between 2004 and 2008, the nationwide China Kadoorie Biobank recruited 0.5 mi...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1007/s00125-016-3980-x

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Women's and Reproductive Health
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Women's and Reproductive Health
Role:
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
Role:
Author
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Kadoorie Charitable Foundation More from this funder
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Publisher:
Springer Publisher's website
Journal:
Diabetologia Journal website
Volume:
59
Issue:
8
Pages:
1675–1682
Publication date:
2016-05-01
Acceptance date:
2016-04-01
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ISSN:
0012-186X
Source identifiers:
616668
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pubs:616668
Deposit date:
2016-11-04

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