Insulin sensitivity and secretory response in adults born preterm: the Helsinki Study of Very Low Birth Weight Adults.

@article{Kajantie2015InsulinSA,
  title={Insulin sensitivity and secretory response in adults born preterm: the Helsinki Study of Very Low Birth Weight Adults.},
  author={Eero O. Kajantie and Sonja Strang-Karlsson and Petteri Hovi and Karoliina Wehkalampi and Jari Lahti and Nina Kaseva and Anna-Liisa J{\"a}rvenp{\"a}{\"a} and Katri R{\"a}ikk{\"o}nen and Johan G Eriksson and Sture Andersson},
  journal={The Journal of clinical endocrinology and metabolism},
  year={2015},
  volume={100 1},
  pages={
          244-50
        }
}
CONTEXT Preterm birth is associated with an increased risk of type 2 diabetes in adult life. The mechanisms are poorly known. OBJECTIVE We studied insulin sensitivity and secretion in adults born preterm at very low birth weight (VLBW; < 1500 g). DESIGN Longitudinal Birth Cohort Study (Helsinki Study of Very Low Birth Weight Adults). SETTING The study was conducted at Uusimaa, Finland. PARTICIPANTS One hundred seven adults born at VLBW and 100 controls born at term not small for… CONTINUE READING
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