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Master of Health Sciences (MSc)
The association between low birth weight at term birth and an increased risk for insulin resistance (IR) in adulthood is well established. Less is known about this association in those born markedly preterm. Lower birth weights are more prevalent among individuals born preterm. We compared and examined determinants of IR in adults born preterm with extremely low birth weight (ELBW; birth weight
Ramsingh, Laura, "EXAMINING DETERMINANTS OF INSULIN RESISTANCE IN ADULTS BORN AT NORMAL AND EXTREMELY LOW BIRTH WEIGHT" (2012). Open Access Dissertations and Theses. Paper 7250.
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