Lower birth weight predicts metabolic syndrome in young adults: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Young Adults (ARYA)-study.

@article{Ramadhani2006LowerBW,
  title={Lower birth weight predicts metabolic syndrome in young adults: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Young Adults (ARYA)-study.},
  author={Made K Ramadhani and Diederick E. Grobbee and Michiel L. Bots and Manuel Castro Cabezas and Lydia E Vos and Anath Oren and Cuno S. P. M. Uiterwaal},
  journal={Atherosclerosis},
  year={2006},
  volume={184 1},
  pages={21-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To study the relationship between intrauterine growth and the metabolic syndrome, particularly fasting serum lipids in young adulthood. METHODS Seven hundred and forty-four young adults aged 26-31 years participated in the ARYA birth cohort. Birth characteristics were available from charts kept by the Municipal Health Service, Utrecht, The… CONTINUE READING