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Low birth weight leads to obesity, diabetes and increased leptin levels in adults: the CoLaus study

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Mooser, Vincent
Waeber, Gérard
Marques-Vidal, Pedro
Published in Cardiovascular Diabetology. 2016, vol. 15, p. 73
Abstract Low birth weight is associated with increased rates of obesity, insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes, but the precise mechanisms for this association remain unclear. We aimed to assess the relationships between birth weight and markers of glucose homeostasis or obesity in adults.
Keywords AdultAgedBody CompositionCross-Sectional StudiesDiabetes Mellitus/blood/etiologyExerciseFemaleHumansInfant, Low Birth Weight/bloodInsulin Resistance/physiologyLeptin/bloodMaleMetabolic Syndrome X/bloodMiddle AgedObesity/blood/etiologySwitzerland
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JORNAYVAZ, François et al. Low birth weight leads to obesity, diabetes and increased leptin levels in adults: the CoLaus study. In: Cardiovascular Diabetology, 2016, vol. 15, p. 73. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:96957

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