Spousal diabetes as a diabetes risk factor: A systematic review and meta-analysis

@inproceedings{Leong2014SpousalDA,
  title={Spousal diabetes as a diabetes risk factor: A systematic review and meta-analysis},
  author={Aaron Leong and Elham Rahme and Kaberi Dasgupta},
  booktitle={BMC medicine},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Diabetes history in biologically-related individuals increases diabetes risk. We assessed diabetes concordance in spouses (that is, biologically unrelated family members) to gauge the importance of socioenvironmental factors. METHODS We selected cross-sectional, case-control and cohort studies examining spousal association for diabetes and/or prediabetes (impaired fasting glucose or impaired glucose tolerance), indexed in Medline, Embase or Scopus (1 January 1997 to 28 February… CONTINUE READING
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