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Parenthood and the risk of diabetes in men and women: a 7-year prospective study of 0.5 million individuals

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Background: In women, higher parity has been associated with increased risk of diabetes later in life. It is unclear, however, whether this association is mainly due to biological effects of childbearing, or to socioeconomic and lifestyle factors associated with childrearing. We assessed the association between number of children and diabetes risk separately in women and men. Methods: In 2004-08, the nationwide China Kadoorie Biobank recruited 0.5 million i... Expand abstract
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Peer reviewed
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10.1007/s00125-016-3980-x

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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Obstetrics and Gynaecology
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Institution:
University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, NDM, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Obstetrics and Gynaecology
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDM, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Clinical Trial Service Unit
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088158/Z/09/Z, 104085/Z/14/Z
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg Publisher's website
Journal:
Diabetologia Journal website
Volume:
59
Issue:
8
Pages:
1675–1682
Publication date:
2016-05-05
Acceptance date:
2016-04-18
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EISSN:
1432-0428
ISSN:
0012-186X
URN:
uuid:62810d0a-68de-49fc-9ab6-ebacb8f60268
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616386
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pubs:616386

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