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Record number 549729
Title The effect of the Chinese Famine on type 2 diabetes mellitus epidemics
Author(s) Li, Chihua; Tobi, Elmar W.; Heijmans, Bastiaan T.; Lumey, L.H.
Source Nature Reviews Endocrinology 15 (2019). - ISSN 1759-5029 - p. 313 - 314.
Department(s) Global Nutrition
Publication type Non-refereed article in scientific journal
Publication year 2019

The Chinese Famine has been widely interpreted as an important contributor to subsequent epidemics of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Our re-examination of available studies challenges this apparent relationship. The definition of famine exposure and control selection needs more attention in future studies to better understand this potential association.

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