Association between anorexia nervosa and type 2 diabetes in Sweden: Etiological clue for the primary prevention of type 2 diabetes.

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Caloric restriction has been found to be protective against the development of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2D) in experimental animal studies. However, studies examining this association in humans are limited. In the present study, we examined whether individuals with anorexia nervosa, one marker of severe caloric restriction in humans, have a low incidence of T2D by using several Swedish registries.

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  • Endocrinology and Diabetes
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1-7
JournalEndocrine Research
Issue numberFeb 23
Publication statusPublished - 2016
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes