Effect of BMI on lifetime risk for diabetes in the U.S.

@article{Narayan2007EffectOB,
  title={Effect of BMI on lifetime risk for diabetes in the U.S.},
  author={K. M. Venkat Narayan and James P. Boyle and Theodore J. Thompson and Edward W Gregg and David F. Williamson},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  year={2007},
  volume={30 6},
  pages={1562-6}
}
OBJECTIVE At birth, the lifetime risk of developing diabetes is one in three, but lifetime risks across BMI categories are unknown. We estimated BMI-specific lifetime diabetes risk in the U.S. for age-, sex-, and ethnicity-specific subgroups. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS National Health Interview Survey data (n = 780,694, 1997-2004) were used to estimate age-, race-, sex-, and BMI-specific prevalence and incidence of diabetes in 2004. U.S. Census Bureau age-, race-, and sex-specific population… CONTINUE READING
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