Elevated serum ferritin levels predict new-onset type 2 diabetes: results from the EPIC-Norfolk prospective study

@article{Forouhi2007ElevatedSF,
  title={Elevated serum ferritin levels predict new-onset type 2 diabetes: results from the EPIC-Norfolk prospective study},
  author={Nita G Forouhi and A. H. Harding and Mathew Allison and Manjinder S. Sandhu and Ailsa Welch and Robert L Luben and Sheila Bingham and K-T. Khaw and Nicholas J Wareham},
  journal={Diabetologia},
  year={2007},
  volume={50},
  pages={949-956}
}
The aim of this study was to examine the association between baseline body iron stores and new-onset diabetes. We studied the association between baseline serum ferritin concentration and type 2 diabetes in 360 clinically incident diabetes cases and 758 controls nested within the EPIC (European Prospective Investigation of Cancer)-Norfolk Cohort Study. Serum ferritin levels were categorised into five groups: sex-specific quartiles of the normal range of ferritin and a group with clinically… CONTINUE READING
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