This chapter focuses on determinants of type 2 diabetes in women and girls from conception through the life course. Topics covered include genetic determinants of diabetes risk, parent of origin effects on diabetes risk, the effect of intrauterine environment on diabetes risk in women, the catch-up growth hypothesis, and effect of parity on subsequent risk of diabetes.
|Title of host publication||A life course approach to women's health|
|Editors||Diana Kuh, Rebecca Hardy|
|Place of Publication||Oxford|
|Publisher||Oxford University Press|
|Publication status||Published - 2002|