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Age at menopause, reproductive life span, and type 2 diabetes risk: Results from the EPIC-InterAct study

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OBJECTIVE-Age at menopause is an important determinant of future health outcomes, but little is known about its relationship with type 2 diabetes. We examined the associations of menopausal age and reproductive life span (menopausal age minus menarcheal age) with diabetes risk. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS-Data were obtained from the InterAct study, a prospective case-cohort study nested within the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition. A total of 3,691 postmenopausal ty...

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10.2337/dc12-1020

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Journal:
Diabetes Care
Volume:
36
Issue:
4
Pages:
1012-1019
Publication date:
2013-04-01
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EISSN:
1935-5548
ISSN:
0149-5992
URN:
uuid:5f536d40-21be-43b3-9cbd-6fb61462a5d2
Source identifiers:
395219
Local pid:
pubs:395219

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