Does malnutrition in utero determine diabetes and coronary heart disease in adulthood? Results from the Leningrad siege study, a cross sectional study.

@article{Stanner1997DoesMI,
  title={Does malnutrition in utero determine diabetes and coronary heart disease in adulthood? Results from the Leningrad siege study, a cross sectional study.},
  author={S. A. Stanner and Karen Bulmer and C. Andres and Olga E Lantseva and V I Borodina and V V Poteen and John S. Yudkin},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={1997},
  volume={315 7119},
  pages={1342-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the relation between decreased maternal food intake and risk factors for coronary heart disease in adult life. DESIGN Cross sectional study. SUBJECTS 169 subjects exposed to malnutrition in utero (intrauterine group) during the siege of Leningrad (now St Petersburg) in 1941-4; 192 subjects born in Leningrad just before rationing began, before the siege (infant group); and 188 subjects born concurrently with the first two groups but outside the area of the siege… CONTINUE READING
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