Title

Associations of maternal preterm birth with subsequent risk for type 2 diabetes in women from the women's health initiative.

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

6-2023

Abstract

Preterm birth has been associated with insulin resistance and beta-cell dysfunction, a hallmark characteristic of type 2 diabetes. However, studies investigating the relationship between a personal history of being born preterm and type 2 diabetes are sparse. We sought to investigate the potential association between a personal history of being born preterm and risk for type 2 diabetes in a racially and ethnically diverse population. Baseline and incident data (>16 years of follow-up) from the Women's Health Initiative (

Publication Title

J Dev Orig Health Dis

Volume

14

Issue

3

First Page

333

Last Page

340

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