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Short leukocyte telomere length is associated with obesity in American Indians: The strong heart family study

  • Author(s): Blackburn, Elizabeth
  • Chen, S
  • Yeh, F
  • Lin, J
  • Matsuguchi, T
  • Lee, ET
  • Howard, BV
  • Zhao, J
  • et al.

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http://europepmc.org/articles/PMC4069265?pdf=render
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Abstract

Shorter leukocyte telomere length (LTL) has been associated with a wide range of age-related disorders including cardiovascular disease (CVD) and diabetes. Obesity is an important risk factor for CVD and diabetes. The association of LTL with obesity is not

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