Maternal obesity as a risk factor for early childhood type 1 diabetes: a nationwide, prospective, population-based case–control study

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Lindell, Nina; Carlsson, Annelie; Josefsson, Ann; Samuelsson, Ulf;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  • Journal: Diabetologia, volume 61, issue 1, pages 130-137 (issn: 0012-186X, eissn: 1432-0428)
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  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1007/s00125-017-4481-2, pmc: PMC6448943
  • Subject: Endokrinologi och diabetes | Type 1 diabetes | Pregnancy | Age at onset; BMI; Gestational weight gain; Obesity; Pregnancy; Type 1 diabetes | Gestational weight gain | Age at onset | Article | Obesity | Endocrinology and Diabetes | BMI

Genetic and environmental factors are believed to cause type 1 diabetes. The aim of this study was to investigate the influence of maternal BMI and gestational weight gain on the subsequent risk of childhood type 1 diabetes. Children in the Swedish National Quality Regi... View more
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