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
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- https://escholarship.umassmed.edu/faculty_pubs/1351; https://works.bepress.com/molly_waring/101; http://kpresearchpublications.kp.org/handle/kp/16593
- Medicine; UMCCTS funding; Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism; Obstetrics and Gynecology; Reproductive and Urinary Physiology; Women's Health
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.