Paternal smoking is associated with a decreased prevalence of type 1 diabetes mellitus among offspring in two national British birth cohort studies (NCDS and BCS70).

@article{Toschke2007PaternalSI,
  title={Paternal smoking is associated with a decreased prevalence of type 1 diabetes mellitus among offspring in two national British birth cohort studies (NCDS and BCS70).},
  author={Andr{\'e} Michael Toschke and Anna G C Ehlin and Berthold Koletzko and Scott M. Montgomery},
  journal={Journal of perinatal medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={35 1},
  pages={43-7}
}
AIMS An association between paternal age and type 1 diabetes (IDDM) among their offspring was recently reported as well as transgenerational responses in humans. This paper aims to assess the association of markers for prenatal exposures with IDDM. METHODS We analysed data from two birth cohorts in Great Britain on 5214 cohort members from the National Child Development Study (NCDS) and 6068 members of the 1970 British Birth Cohort Study (BCS70) with full information on IDDM and explanatory… CONTINUE READING

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