|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.|
|Publication type||Non-refereed article in scientific journal|
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.