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Poor reproductive outcome in insulin-dependent diabetic women associated with later development of other endocrine disorders in the mothers.

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In a prospective study of insulin-dependent diabetic women who in the 1950s were involved in a drug trial, 13 (14%) of those who were still alive 27 years later were reported to have acquired thyroid disease or pernicious anaemia during the follow-up period. This suggests that their diabetes mellitus was a manifestation of a more generalised polyendocrine disorder. The pregnancy history of these 13 women differed strikingly from that of the other 82 insulin-dependent diabetic women: in the di...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Colwell, L More by this author
Journal:
Lancet
Volume:
1
Issue:
8367
Pages:
4-7
Publication date:
1984-01-05
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EISSN:
1474-547X
ISSN:
0140-6736
URN:
uuid:5444300f-1dff-42e6-93be-189283a5bcd6
Source identifiers:
35433
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pubs:35433

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