Developmental programming of the pancreatic islet by in utero overnutrition.

Abstract

The Developmental Origins of Health and Disease (DOHaD) Hypothesis postulates that the in utero environment influences postnatal health and plays a role in disease etiology. Studies in both humans and animal models have shown that exposure to either under- or overnutrition in utero results in an increased risk of metabolic disease later in life. In addition… (More)

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