Using genetics to test the causal relationship of total adiposity and periodontitis: Mendelian randomization analyses in the Gene-Lifestyle Interactions and Dental Endpoints (GLIDE) Consortium.

Dmitry Shungin, Marilyn C Cornelis, Kimon Divaris, Birte Holtfreter, John R Shaffer, Yau-Hua Yu, Silvana P Barros, James D Beck, Reiner Biffar, Eric A Boerwinkle, Richard J Crout, Andrea Ganna, Goran Hallmans, George Hindy, Frank B Hu, Peter Kraft, Daniel W McNeil, Olle Melander, Kevin L Moss, Kari E NorthMarju Orho-Melander, Nancy L Pedersen, Paul M Ridker, Eric B Rimm, Lynda M Rose, Gull Rukh, Alexander Teumer, Robert J Weyant, Daniel I Chasman, Kaumudi Joshipura, Thomas Kocher, Patrik Ke Magnusson, Mary L Marazita, Peter Nilsson, Steve Offenbacher, George Davey Smith, Pernilla Lundberg, Tom M Palmer, Nicholas J Timpson, Ingegerd Johansson, Paul Franks

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Abstract

The observational relationship between obesity and periodontitis is widely known, yet causal evidence is lacking. Our objective was to investigate causal associations between periodontitis and body mass index (BMI).
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)638-650
JournalInternational Journal of Epidemiology
Volume44
Issue number2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Public Health, Global Health, Social Medicine and Epidemiology

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