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Short leukocyte telomere length predicts risk of diabetes in American Indians: The strong heart family study

  • Author(s): Blackburn, Elizabeth
  • Zhao, J
  • Zhu, Y
  • Lin, J
  • Matsuguchi, T
  • Zhang, Y
  • Cole, SA
  • Best, LG
  • Lee, ET
  • Howard, BV
  • et al.

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http://europepmc.org/articles/PMC3868043?pdf=render
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Abstract

Telomeres play a central role in cellular aging, and shorter telomere length has been associated with age-related disorders including diabetes. However, a causal link between telomere shortening and diabetes risk has not been established. In a wellcharacte

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