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.

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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).

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Authors
  • 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
  • Frank B Hu
  • Peter Kraft
  • Daniel W McNeil
  • Kevin L Moss
  • Kari E North
  • 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
  • Steve Offenbacher
  • George Davey Smith
  • Pernilla Lundberg
  • Tom M Palmer
  • Nicholas J Timpson
  • Ingegerd Johansson
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Subject classification (UKÄ) – MANDATORY

  • Public Health, Global Health, Social Medicine and Epidemiology
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)638-650
JournalInternational Journal of Epidemiology
Volume44
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes