A life course approach to diabetes

Helen M. Colhoun, Nish Chaturvedi

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This chapter focuses on determinants of type 2 diabetes in women and girls from conception through the life course. Topics covered include genetic determinants of diabetes risk, parent of origin effects on diabetes risk, the effect of intrauterine environment on diabetes risk in women, the catch-up growth hypothesis, and effect of parity on subsequent risk of diabetes.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationA life course approach to women's health
PublisherOxford University Press
Publication statusPublished - 2002


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