Reproductive history and risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus in postmenopausal women: findings from the Womenʼs Health Initiative

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Menopause, ISSN: 1072-3714, Vol: 24, Issue: 1, Page: 64-72

Publication Year:
2016
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Repository URL:
https://escholarship.umassmed.edu/faculty_pubs/1351; https://works.bepress.com/molly_waring/101; http://kpresearchpublications.kp.org/handle/kp/16593
PMID:
27465714
DOI:
10.1097/gme.0000000000000714
Author(s):
Erin S. LeBlanc; Kristopher Kapphahn; Haley Hedlin; Manisha Desai; Nisha I. Parikh; Simin Liu; Donna R. Parker; Matthew Anderson; Vanita Aroda; Shannon Sullivan; Nancy F. Woods; Molly E. Waring; Cora E. Lewis; Marcia Stefanick Show More Hide
Publisher(s):
Faculty of 1000, Ltd.; Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health)
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Medicine; UMCCTS funding; Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism; Obstetrics and Gynecology; Reproductive and Urinary Physiology; Women's Health
article description
The aim of the study was to understand the association between women's reproductive history and their risk of developing type 2 diabetes. We hypothesized that characteristics signifying lower cumulative endogenous estrogen exposure would be associated with increased risk.