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Adiposity and risks of vascular and non-vascular mortality among Chinese adults with type 2 diabetes: a 10-year prospective study

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Introduction Among individuals with diabetes, high adiposity has been associated with lower cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality (the so-called ‘obesity paradox’ phenomenon) in Western populations, for reasons that are still not fully elucidated. Moreover, little is known about such phenomena in Chinese adults with diabetes among whom very few were obese. We aimed to assess the associations of adiposity with vascular and non-vascular mortality among individuals with diabete... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1136/bmjdrc-2021-002489

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Clinical Trial Service Unit
Oxford college:
St Anne's College
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Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-9181-6886
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Publisher:
BMJ Publishing Group Publisher's website
Journal:
BMJ Open Diabetes Research and Care Journal website
Volume:
10
Issue:
1
Article number:
e002489
Publication date:
2022-01-18
Acceptance date:
2021-12-18
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EISSN:
2052-4897
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
1226057
Local pid:
pubs:1226057
Deposit date:
2021-12-20

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