[Birth weight and genetic risk of type 2 diabetes in Czech population].

@article{Vejrazkova2010BirthWA,
  title={[Birth weight and genetic risk of type 2 diabetes in Czech population].},
  author={Daniela Vejrazkova and Marketa Vankova and Petra Lukasova and Josef Vcelak and Olga Bradnova and Silvie Praz{\'a}kov{\'a} and Hana Kvasnickov{\'a} and Bela Bendlova},
  journal={Vnitrni lekarstvi},
  year={2010},
  volume={56 12},
  pages={1303-9}
}
INTRODUCTION Birth weight is associated with type 2 diabetes mellitus and other late-onset metabolic diseases. Reduced birth weight is associated with an increased risk of insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes, and atherosclerosis. Also high birth weight represents risk factor for development of type 2 diabetes later in life. In this study, we investigate whether type 2 diabetes risk-confering alleles and biochemical as well as anthropometrical type 2 diabetes risk markers associate with birth… CONTINUE READING