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Reducing diabetes risk at an early age

Nature Medicinevolume 24pages708710 (2018) | Download Citation

A large retrospective study involving 62,565 Danish men shows that those who have been overweight in childhood have a lower risk of having type 2 diabetes in adulthood if they had remission of overweight before 13 years of age.

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    • Daniel S. Hsia
    •  & Steven B. Heymsfield

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