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Birth order linked to diabetes risk factors

John Kerr posted in on February 14th, 2013.

First-born children have greater difficulty absorbing sugars into the body and have higher daytime blood pressure than children who have older siblings, according to new research. The study, conducted by the Liggins Institute at the University of Auckland, was published this week in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism. Researchers led by Prof Wayne […]

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