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Weight gain and height growth during infancy, childhood, and adolescence as predictors of adult cardiovascular risk

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To investigate independent relationships of childhood linear growth (height gain) and relative weight gain to adult cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk traits in Asian Indians.

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Data from 2218 adults from the Vellore Birth Cohort were examined for associations of crosssectional height and body mass index (BMI) and longitudinal growth (independent conditional measures of height and weight gain) in infancy, childhood, adolescence, and adulthood ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1016/j.jpeds.2016.09.059

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
RDM
Sub department:
OCDEM
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-3630-6568
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Indian Society for Nutrition, Education and Health Action More from this funder
Throne-Holst Foundation More from this funder
Publisher:
Elsevier Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Pediatrics Journal website
Volume:
180
Pages:
53-61.e3
Publication date:
2016-11-04
Acceptance date:
2016-09-28
DOI:
EISSN:
1097-6833
ISSN:
0022-3476
Pmid:
27823768
Source identifiers:
660273
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:660273
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uuid:b8687086-4b57-42b1-ade3-159350771596
Local pid:
pubs:660273
Deposit date:
2018-09-28

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