Association between adiposity in midlife and older age and risk of diabetes in older adults.

@article{Biggs2010AssociationBA,
  title={Association between adiposity in midlife and older age and risk of diabetes in older adults.},
  author={Mary Lou Biggs and Kenneth Jay Mukamal and Jos{\'e} Alejandro Luchsinger and Joachim H. Ix and Mercedes R. Carnethon and Anne B. Newman and Ian H. de Boer and Elsa S. Strotmeyer and Dariush Mozaffarian and David S Siscovick},
  journal={JAMA},
  year={2010},
  volume={303 24},
  pages={2504-12}
}
CONTEXT Adiposity is a well-recognized risk factor for type 2 diabetes among young and middle-aged adults, but the relationship between body composition and type 2 diabetes is not well described among older adults. OBJECTIVE To examine the relationship between adiposity, changes in adiposity, and risk of incident type 2 diabetes in adults 65 years of age and older. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS Prospective cohort study (1989-2007) of 4193 men and women 65 years of age and older in the… CONTINUE READING
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