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Age at menarche and type 2 diabetes risk: the EPIC-InterAct study.

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OBJECTIVE: Younger age at menarche, a marker of pubertal timing in girls, is associated with higher risk of later type 2 diabetes. We aimed to confirm this association and to examine whether it is explained by adiposity. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS: The prospective European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)-InterAct case-cohort study consists of 12,403 incident type 2 diabetes cases and a stratified subcohort of 16,154 individuals from 26 research centers across eight...

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10.2337/dc13-0446

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Journal:
Diabetes care
Volume:
36
Issue:
11
Pages:
3526-3534
Publication date:
2013-11-05
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EISSN:
1935-5548
ISSN:
0149-5992
URN:
uuid:d17d0d01-2f18-4229-a46e-67172d66aa72
Source identifiers:
440226
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pubs:440226
Language:
English
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