Lifestyle Interaction With Fat Mass and Obesity-Associated (FTO) Genotype and Risk of Obesity in Apparently Healthy U.S. Women

@inproceedings{Ahmad2011LifestyleIW,
  title={Lifestyle Interaction With Fat Mass and Obesity-Associated (FTO) Genotype and Risk of Obesity in Apparently Healthy U.S. Women},
  author={Tariq Ahmad and I K Lee and Guillaume Par{\'e} and Daniel Chasman and Lynda M. Rose and Paul M. Ridker and S Jimera Mora},
  booktitle={Diabetes care},
  year={2011}
}
OBJECTIVE Variation in the fat mass and obesity-associated (FTO) gene is associated with obesity. The extent to which separate and combined effects of physical activity and caloric intake modify this association remains unclear. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS FTO polymorphism rs8050136 was measured, and physical activity, caloric intake, and anthropometrics were self-reported in 21,675 apparently healthy Caucasian women. RESULTS The effect of the risk allele (A) on BMI was larger among… CONTINUE READING
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