Prenatal famine exposure, adulthood obesity patterns and risk of type 2 diabetes

@inproceedings{Meng2018PrenatalFE,
  title={Prenatal famine exposure, adulthood obesity patterns and risk of type 2 diabetes},
  author={Ruogu Meng and Jun Lv and Canqing Yu and Yuanbo Guo and Z. -X. Bian and Ling Yang and YiPing Chen and Hui Zhang and Xiaofang Chen and Junshi Chen and Zhengming Chen and Lu Qi and Liming Li},
  booktitle={International journal of epidemiology},
  year={2018}
}
Background Prenatal exposure to famine and adulthood obesity have been independently related to the risk of type 2 diabetes; however, little is known about the joint effects of these risk factors at different stages of life on adulthood diabetes risk. Methods The analysis included 88 830 participants of the China Kadoorie Biobank, who were born around the time of the Chinese Great Famine and without diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, or cancer at baseline. We defined famine exposure subgroups… CONTINUE READING
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