Published in Obesity and Diabetes Week, August 21st, 2006
According to a discussion from England, "Girls are born lighter than boys. The consistency of this observation across different populations is striking, suggesting that it may have fundamental significance for those conditions linked with lower birth weight, such as diabetes. Previous hypotheses relating low birth weight to subsequent diabetes have addressed differences in insulin resistance within the sexes, not between them."
"Here," remarked T.J. Wilkin and M.J. Murphy, Peninsula Medical School, "we propose that...
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