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Maternal genetic variation accounts in part for the associations of maternal size during pregnancy with offspring cardiometabolic risk in adulthood

  • Author(s): Kwok, Pui-Yan
  • Wander, PL
  • Hochner, H
  • Sitlani, CM
  • Enquobahrie, DA
  • Lumley, T
  • Lawrence, GM
  • Burger, A
  • Savitsky, B
  • Manor, O
  • Meiner, V
  • et al.

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http://europepmc.org/articles/PMC3966761?pdf=render
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Abstract

Background: Maternal pre-pregnancy body-mass index (ppBMI) and gestational weight gain (GWG) are associated with cardiometabolic risk (CMR) traits in the offspring. The extent to which maternal genetic variation accounts for these associations is unknown.

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