Age-dependent nongenetic influences of birth weight and adult body fat on insulin sensitivity in twins
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Rikke Nygaard Monrad, Louise Groth Grunnet, Eva Lind Rasmussen, Charlotte Malis, Allan Vaag, Pernille Poulsen
We hypothesized a nongenetic influence of birth weight (BW) and twin and zygosity status on dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry determined adult total and regional body composition and a quantitative equal, although independent, importance of adult body composition and BW for insulin sensitivity.
|Journal||Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism|
|Number of pages||6|
|Publication status||Published - 2009|
- Adipose Tissue, Adult, Age Factors, Aged, Aging, Birth Weight, Body Composition, Bone Density, Case-Control Studies, Female, Humans, Insulin Resistance, Male, Middle Aged, Registries, Twins, Young Adult