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.
Published Web Locationhttp://europepmc.org/articles/PMC3868043?pdf=render
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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