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Birthweight and the risk of childhood-onset type 1 diabetes: a meta-analysis of observational studies using individual patient data.

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AIMS/HYPOTHESIS: We investigated whether children who are heavier at birth have an increased risk of type 1 diabetes. METHODS: Relevant studies published before February 2009 were identified from literature searches using MEDLINE, Web of Science and EMBASE. Authors of all studies containing relevant data were contacted and asked to provide individual patient data or conduct pre-specified analyses. Risk estimates of type 1 diabetes by category of birthweight were calculated for each study, be...

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10.1007/s00125-009-1648-5

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Journal:
Diabetologia More from this journal
Volume:
53
Issue:
4
Pages:
641-651
Publication date:
2010-04-01
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EISSN:
1432-0428
ISSN:
0012-186X
Language:
English
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uuid:fc7bb657-a87e-4c84-b3f0-b1d062f891a2
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162784
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2012-12-19

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