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Socioeconomic Position in Childhood and Adulthood and Insulin Resistance...

Publication Date:

October 12, 2002

Abstract:

Study of 4286 British women shows that adverse social circumstances in childhood are strongly and independently associated with increased risk of insulin resistance (a hallmark of diabetes).

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