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Associations between birthweight, gestational age at birth and subsequent type 1 diabetes in children under 12: a retrospective cohort study in England, 1998–2012

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Abstract Aims/hypothesis With genetics thought to explain only 40–50% of the total risk of type 1 diabetes, environmental risk factors in early life have been proposed. Previous findings from studies of type 1 diabetes incidence by birthweight and gestational age at birth have been inconsistent. This study aimed to investigate the relationships between birthweight, gestational age at birth and subsequent type 1 diabetes in England. Methods Data were obtained from a population-based database c...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1007/s00125-017-4493-y

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health; Population Health
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Springer Publisher's website
Journal:
Diabetologia Journal website
Publication date:
2017-11-11
Acceptance date:
2017-10-12
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EISSN:
1432-0428
ISSN:
0012-186X
Pubs id:
pubs:835116
URN:
uri:70983dec-8da2-49fe-b2b6-008584a7370e
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uuid:70983dec-8da2-49fe-b2b6-008584a7370e
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pubs:835116

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