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Season of birth and the risk of type 2 diabetes in adulthood: a prospective cohort study of 0.5 million Chinese adults

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AIMS/HYPOTHESIS: Season of birth as a surrogate for potential environmental exposure during fetal development and early postnatal life has shown an inconsistent association with adult type 2 diabetes in white populations living in high-latitude regions. The present study aimed to examine the association between birth seasonality and risk of adult type 2 diabetes in Chinese individuals living across wide regions of low latitude and lower to middle latitude. METHODS: Participants from the China...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1007/s00125-016-4200-4

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088158/Z/09/Z104085/Z/14/Z
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Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg Publisher's website
Journal:
Diabetologia Journal website
Volume:
60
Issue:
5
Pages:
836-842
Publication date:
2017-01-07
Acceptance date:
2016-12-13
DOI:
EISSN:
1432-0428
ISSN:
0012-186X
Pubs id:
pubs:668986
URN:
uri:d8d88568-7bd7-40f4-9138-2abbfe50d604
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uuid:d8d88568-7bd7-40f4-9138-2abbfe50d604
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pubs:668986
Paper number:
5
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English
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