Heiner Boeing

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Affiliation: German Institute of Human Nutrition
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. pmc Adiposity, hormone replacement therapy use and breast cancer risk by age and hormone receptor status: a large prospective cohort study
    Rebecca Ritte
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Im Neuenheimer Feld TP4, Heidelberg, 69120, Germany
    Breast Cancer Res 14:R76. 2012
  2. pmc Determinants of non- response to a second assessment of lifestyle factors and body weight in the EPIC-PANACEA study
    Anne M May
    Julius Centre for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht University, PO Box 85500, 3508, GA, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:148. 2012
  3. pmc Meat consumption and mortality--results from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Sabine Rohrmann
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Med 11:63. 2013
  4. pmc Lung cancers attributable to environmental tobacco smoke and air pollution in non-smokers in different European countries: a prospective study
    Paolo Vineis
    Imperial College London, London UK
    Environ Health 6:7. 2007
  5. pmc A comprehensive analysis of the androgen receptor gene and risk of breast cancer: results from the National Cancer Institute Breast and Prostate Cancer Cohort Consortium (BPC3)
    David G Cox
    Program in Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology, Epidemiology Department, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 8:R54. 2006
  6. pmc Genetic polymorphisms of the GNRH1 and GNRHR genes and risk of breast cancer in the National Cancer Institute Breast and Prostate Cancer Cohort Consortium (BPC3)
    Federico Canzian
    German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
    BMC Cancer 9:257. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Intake of fruits and vegetables and risk of cancer of the upper aero-digestive tract: the prospective EPIC-study
    Heiner Boeing
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition, Potsdam Rehbrucke, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 116, 14558, Nuthetal, Germany
    Cancer Causes Control 17:957-69. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Fruits and vegetables and renal cell carcinoma: findings from the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition (EPIC)
    Steffen Weikert
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Nuthetal
    Int J Cancer 118:3133-9. 2006
  9. pmc Consumption of red meat and whole-grain bread in relation to biomarkers of obesity, inflammation, glucose metabolism and oxidative stress
    Jukka Montonen
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 116, 14558, Nuthetal, Germany
    Eur J Nutr 52:337-45. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure and risk of renal cell carcinoma in the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition
    Steffen Weikert
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Nuthetal, Germany
    Am J Epidemiol 167:438-46. 2008

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  1. pmc Adiposity, hormone replacement therapy use and breast cancer risk by age and hormone receptor status: a large prospective cohort study
    Rebecca Ritte
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Im Neuenheimer Feld TP4, Heidelberg, 69120, Germany
    Breast Cancer Res 14:R76. 2012
    ....
  2. pmc Determinants of non- response to a second assessment of lifestyle factors and body weight in the EPIC-PANACEA study
    Anne M May
    Julius Centre for Health Sciences and Primary Care, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht University, PO Box 85500, 3508, GA, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    BMC Med Res Methodol 12:148. 2012
    ....
  3. pmc Meat consumption and mortality--results from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Sabine Rohrmann
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Zurich, 8001 Zurich, Switzerland
    BMC Med 11:63. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the association of red meat, processed meat, and poultry consumption with the risk of early death in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)...
  4. pmc Lung cancers attributable to environmental tobacco smoke and air pollution in non-smokers in different European countries: a prospective study
    Paolo Vineis
    Imperial College London, London UK
    Environ Health 6:7. 2007
    ..It is therefore useful to estimate the burden of disease associated with indoor and outdoor air pollution...
  5. pmc A comprehensive analysis of the androgen receptor gene and risk of breast cancer: results from the National Cancer Institute Breast and Prostate Cancer Cohort Consortium (BPC3)
    David G Cox
    Program in Molecular and Genetic Epidemiology, Epidemiology Department, Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Breast Cancer Res 8:R54. 2006
    ..Here, we report on the results of a large and comprehensive study of the association between genetic variation in the AR gene and risk of breast cancer in the National Cancer Institute Breast and Prostate Cancer Cohort Consortium (BPC3)...
  6. pmc Genetic polymorphisms of the GNRH1 and GNRHR genes and risk of breast cancer in the National Cancer Institute Breast and Prostate Cancer Cohort Consortium (BPC3)
    Federico Canzian
    German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany
    BMC Cancer 9:257. 2009
    ..We studied the association between breast cancer risk and polymorphisms in genes that code for GNRH1 and its receptor (GNRHR) in the large National Cancer Institute Breast and Prostate Cancer Cohort Consortium (NCI-BPC3)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Intake of fruits and vegetables and risk of cancer of the upper aero-digestive tract: the prospective EPIC-study
    Heiner Boeing
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition, Potsdam Rehbrucke, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 116, 14558, Nuthetal, Germany
    Cancer Causes Control 17:957-69. 2006
    ..Dietary recommendations should consider the potential benefit of increasing fruits and vegetables consumption for reducing the risk of cancers of the upper aero-digestive tract, particularly at low intake...
  8. ncbi request reprint Fruits and vegetables and renal cell carcinoma: findings from the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition (EPIC)
    Steffen Weikert
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Nuthetal
    Int J Cancer 118:3133-9. 2006
    ..The relationship of specific fruit and vegetable subgroups with RCC risk warrant further investigation...
  9. pmc Consumption of red meat and whole-grain bread in relation to biomarkers of obesity, inflammation, glucose metabolism and oxidative stress
    Jukka Montonen
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 116, 14558, Nuthetal, Germany
    Eur J Nutr 52:337-45. 2013
    ..To examine the association of red meat and whole-grain bread consumption with plasma levels of biomarkers related to glucose metabolism, oxidative stress, inflammation and obesity...
  10. ncbi request reprint Blood pressure and risk of renal cell carcinoma in the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition
    Steffen Weikert
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Nuthetal, Germany
    Am J Epidemiol 167:438-46. 2008
    ..These results support the hypothesis that hypertension, rather than its medications, increases the risk of RCC in both sexes, while effective blood pressure control may lower the risk...
  11. ncbi request reprint Body size and risk of colon and rectal cancer in the European Prospective Investigation Into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Tobias Pischon
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition DIfE, Potsdam Rehbruecke, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 116, 14558 Nuthetal, Germany
    J Natl Cancer Inst 98:920-31. 2006
    ..This discrepancy may be related to differences in fat distribution between sexes or to the use of hormone replacement therapy (HRT) in women...
  12. doi request reprint Adiponectin and risk of stroke: prospective study and meta-analysis
    María Arregui
    From the Departments of Epidemiology M A, B B, R D G, H B, C W and Molecular Epidemiology M B S, German Institute of Human Nutrition DIfE, Potsdam Rehbrucke, Nuthetal, Germany Division of Endocrinology, Diabetology, Nephrology, Vascular Disease and Clinical Chemistry, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany A F Department for Clinical Chemistry and Pathobiochemistry, Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany S W, B I and Institute of Social Medicine, Epidemiology, and Health Economics, Charite University Medical Center, Berlin, Germany C W
    Stroke 45:10-7. 2014
    ..The favorable cardiovascular effects attributed to adiponectin may lower risk of stroke. We investigated this in a prospective study and meta-analysis...
  13. doi request reprint Anthropometric measures and epithelial ovarian cancer risk in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Petra H Lahmann
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbrucke, Nuthetal, Germany
    Int J Cancer 126:2404-15. 2010
    ..This large, prospective study provides evidence that obesity is an important modifiable risk factor for epithelial ovarian cancer, particularly among postmenopausal women...
  14. ncbi request reprint An accurate risk score based on anthropometric, dietary, and lifestyle factors to predict the development of type 2 diabetes
    Matthias B Schulze
    German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Department of Epidemiology, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 116, 14558 Nuthetal, Germany
    Diabetes Care 30:510-5. 2007
    ..We aimed to develop a precise risk score for the screening of large populations for individuals at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes based on noninvasive measurements of major risk factors in German study populations...
  15. doi request reprint Associations between general and abdominal adiposity and mortality in individuals with diabetes mellitus
    Diewertje Sluik
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbrucke, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 116, 14558 Nuthetal, Germany
    Am J Epidemiol 174:22-34. 2011
    ..The waist/height ratio showed the strongest association. Respective indicators might be investigated in risk prediction models...
  16. doi request reprint Adult weight change and risk of colorectal cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Krasimira Aleksandrova
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbrucke, Nuthetal, Germany Electronic address
    Eur J Cancer 49:3526-36. 2013
    ..We aimed to explore the association between adult weight change (from age 20 to 50) and CRC risk. In particular, we investigated differences according to colon and rectal cancer, sex and measures of attained adiposity...
  17. doi request reprint Lifetime and baseline alcohol intake and risk of cancer of the upper aero-digestive tract in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC) study
    Cornelia Weikert
    German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbrucke, Nuthetal, Germany
    Int J Cancer 125:406-12. 2009
    ..045). The strong dose-response relation for lifetime alcohol use underscores that alcohol is an important risk factor of SCC of the upper aero-digestive tract throughout life...
  18. ncbi request reprint Alcohol consumption and mortality in individuals with diabetes mellitus
    Diewertje Sluik
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbrucke, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 116, Nuthetal, Germany
    Br J Nutr 108:1307-15. 2012
    ..The increased mortality risk among non-consumers appeared to be affected by their past alcohol consumption rather than their current abstinence...
  19. ncbi request reprint Carbohydrate intake and incidence of type 2 diabetes in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)-Potsdam Study
    Matthias B Schulze
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 116, Nuthetal, Germany
    Br J Nutr 99:1107-16. 2008
    ..353 and 0.349). In conclusion, a higher carbohydrate intake at the expense of protein and PUFA might be associated with decreased diabetes risk...
  20. pmc A food pattern that is predictive of flavonol intake and risk of pancreatic cancer
    Ute Nöthlings
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Nuthetal, Germany
    Am J Clin Nutr 88:1653-62. 2008
    ..In the Multiethnic Cohort (MEC) study, we showed inverse associations between flavonols and pancreatic cancer risk...
  21. doi request reprint Biomarker patterns of inflammatory and metabolic pathways are associated with risk of colorectal cancer: results from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Krasimira Aleksandrova
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 116, 14558, Nuthetal, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 29:261-75. 2014
    ..By application of PCA, the study identified 'HDL-C/Adiponectin fractions', 'ROM/CRP' and 'leptin/sOB-R' as biomarker patterns representing potentially important pathways for CRC development...
  22. doi request reprint Liver enzymes and stroke risk in middle-aged German adults
    Cornelia Weikert
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Nuthetal, Germany
    Atherosclerosis 228:508-14. 2013
    ..To investigate the association between the liver enzymes γ-glutamyltransferase (GGT) and (alanine aminotransferase) ALT and risk of stroke, its subtypes including TIA as well as fatal and non-fatal events...
  23. ncbi request reprint Body mass index history and risk of type 2 diabetes: results from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)-Potsdam Study
    Anja Schienkiewitz
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbrucke, Germany
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:427-33. 2006
    ..Obesity and increases in body weight in adults are considered to be among the most important risk factors for type 2 diabetes...
  24. ncbi request reprint Comparison of relative and attributable risk of myocardial infarction and stroke according to C-reactive protein and low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels
    Tobias Pischon
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition DIfE, Potsdam Rehbruecke, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 116, 14558, Nuthetal, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 22:429-38. 2007
    ..Consideration of LDL-C beyond smoking, diabetes and hypertension may increase the PAF of MI slightly more than CRP. In contrast, consideration of CRP but not of LDL-C may increase the PAF of stroke beyond these factors...
  25. doi request reprint Coffee consumption and risk of chronic disease in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)-Germany study
    Anna Floegel
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Nuthetal, Germany
    Am J Clin Nutr 95:901-8. 2012
    ..Early studies suggested that coffee consumption may increase the risk of chronic disease...
  26. doi request reprint Anthropometry and esophageal cancer risk in the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition
    Annika Steffen
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Nuthetal, Germany
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 18:2079-89. 2009
    ..However, it is still unclear whether body fat distribution, particularly abdominal obesity, is associated with each type of esophageal cancer...
  27. ncbi request reprint B vitamin plasma levels and the risk of ischemic stroke and transient ischemic attack in a German cohort
    Cornelia Weikert
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 116, D 14558 Nuthetal, Germany
    Stroke 38:2912-8. 2007
    ..We investigated the individual and combined effects of plasma folate, vitamin B12, and pyridoxal 5-phosphate (PLP) levels on the risk of ischemic stroke and transient ischemic attack (TIA) in a large, prospective German cohort...
  28. doi request reprint Identification of a dietary pattern characterized by high-fat food choices associated with increased risk of breast cancer: the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)-Potsdam Study
    Mandy Schulz
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition, Potsdam Rehbrucke, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 116, Nuthetal 14558, Germany
    Br J Nutr 100:942-6. 2008
    ..Given that the food pattern was high in all fatty acid fractions, we found evidence for total dietary fat rather than for specific fatty acids to be associated with breast cancer risk...
  29. doi request reprint Lifestyle factors and mortality risk in individuals with diabetes mellitus: are the associations different from those in individuals without diabetes?
    Diewertje Sluik
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Nuthetal, Germany
    Diabetologia 57:63-72. 2014
    ..We investigated whether the associations between lifestyle factors and mortality risk differ between individuals with and without diabetes...
  30. ncbi request reprint Fruit and vegetable consumption and risk of epithelial ovarian cancer: the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Mandy Schulz
    German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbrucke, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 116, 14458 Nuthetal, Germany
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:2531-5. 2005
    ..The association between consumption of fruit and vegetables and risk of ovarian cancer is still unclear from a prospective point of view...
  31. ncbi request reprint Intake of vegetables, legumes, and fruit, and risk for all-cause, cardiovascular, and cancer mortality in a European diabetic population
    Ute Nöthlings
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Nuthetal, 14558 Germany
    J Nutr 138:775-81. 2008
    ....
  32. pmc Meat and heme iron intake and risk of squamous cell carcinoma of the upper aero-digestive tract in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Annika Steffen
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition DIfE Potsdam Rehbruecke, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 116, 14558 Nuthetal, Germany
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 21:2138-48. 2012
    ....
  33. doi request reprint Influence of dietary protein intake and glycemic index on the association between TCF7L2 HapA and weight gain
    Eva Fisher
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbrucke, Nuthetal, Germany
    Am J Clin Nutr 95:1468-76. 2012
    ..Genetic polymorphisms of transcription factor 7-like 2 (TCF7L2) have been associated with type 2 diabetes and BMI...
  34. doi request reprint Plasma gamma-glutamyltransferase, cysteinyl-glycine, and oxidized low-density lipoprotein: a pathway associated with myocardial infarction risk?
    Dagmar Drogan
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Nuthetal, Germany
    Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol 30:2053-8. 2010
    ....
  35. doi request reprint Body size and risk of prostate cancer in the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition
    Tobias Pischon
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Nuthetal, Germany
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 17:3252-61. 2008
    ....
  36. ncbi request reprint Joint effects of risk factors for stroke and transient ischemic attack in a German population: the EPIC Potsdam Study
    Cornelia Weikert
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition, Potsdam Rehbruecke, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 116, 14558, Nuthetal, Germany
    J Neurol 254:315-21. 2007
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess single and joint effects of risk factors on the incidence of stroke and TIA and to compare their magnitudes in a large population-based German cohort...
  37. ncbi request reprint Potentially modifiable classic risk factors and their impact on incident myocardial infarction: results from the EPIC-Potsdam study
    Christin Heidemann
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Nuthetal, Germany
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 14:65-71. 2007
    ..Prospective data on the importance of established risk factors for myocardial infarction in Germany are sparse...
  38. pmc Evaluation of 41 candidate gene variants for obesity in the EPIC-Potsdam cohort by multi-locus stepwise regression
    Sven Knüppel
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Nuthetal, Germany
    PLoS ONE 8:e68941. 2013
    ..The aim of the current study was to introduce haplotype-based multi-locus stepwise regression (MSR) as a method to investigate combinations of unlinked single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) for obesity phenotypes...
  39. ncbi request reprint Body size and risk of renal cell carcinoma in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)
    Tobias Pischon
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition, Potsdam Rehbruecke, Germany
    Int J Cancer 118:728-38. 2006
    ..Our data give further credence to public health efforts aiming to reduce the prevalence of obesity to prevent RCC, in addition to other chronic diseases...
  40. doi request reprint Association of the FTO rs9939609 single nucleotide polymorphism with C-reactive protein levels
    Eva Fisher
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbrucke, Nuthetal, Germany
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:330-4. 2009
    ..Our data provide preliminary evidence that the FTO rs9939609 T>A polymorphism contributes to variation in plasma CRP levels independently of obesity indices...
  41. pmc Microsomal triglyceride transfer protein -164 T > C gene polymorphism and risk of cardiovascular disease: results from the EPIC-Potsdam case-cohort study
    Romina di Giuseppe
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbrucke, Nuthetal, Germany
    BMC Med Genet 14:19. 2013
    ..Therefore, we have tested the hypothesis that the rare allele of the -164T > C polymorphism in MTTP alters the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD), depending on the cholesterol levels...
  42. pmc Heterogeneity of the Stearoyl-CoA desaturase-1 (SCD1) gene and metabolic risk factors in the EPIC-Potsdam study
    María Arregui
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition DIfE Potsdam Rehbruecke, Nuthetal, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e48338. 2012
    ..Thus, variants of the gene encoding SCD1 (SCD1) could potentially modify metabolic risk factors, but few human studies have addressed this question...
  43. pmc Alcohol consumption, genetic variants in alcohol deydrogenases, and risk of cardiovascular diseases: a prospective study and meta-analysis
    Dagmar Drogan
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Nuthetal, Germany
    PLoS ONE 7:e32176. 2012
    ..Second, to quantitatively summarize available evidence of prospective studies on polymorphisms in ADH1B and ADH1C and CVD-risk...
  44. pmc Total and high-molecular weight adiponectin and risk of colorectal cancer: the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition Study
    Krasimira Aleksandrova
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbrucke, Nuthetal, Germany
    Carcinogenesis 33:1211-8. 2012
    ..These findings suggest an important role of the relative proportion of non-HMW adiponectin in CRC pathogenesis. Future studies are warranted to confirm these results and to elucidate the underlying mechanisms...
  45. doi request reprint Leptin and soluble leptin receptor in risk of colorectal cancer in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition cohort
    Krasimira Aleksandrova
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbrucke, Nuthetal, Germany
    Cancer Res 72:5328-37. 2012
    ..Further research is needed to confirm the potentially important role of sOB-R in CRC pathogenesis...
  46. doi request reprint Plasma resistin levels and risk of myocardial infarction and ischemic stroke
    Cornelia Weikert
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 116, Nuthetal, Germany
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 93:2647-53. 2008
    ....
  47. ncbi request reprint Identification of a food pattern characterized by high-fiber and low-fat food choices associated with low prospective weight change in the EPIC-Potsdam cohort
    Mandy Schulz
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Germany
    J Nutr 135:1183-9. 2005
    ..In this study population, we identified a food pattern characterized by high-fiber and low-fat food choices that can help to maintain body weight or at least prevent excess body weight gain...
  48. doi request reprint Plasma fetuin-a levels and the risk of myocardial infarction and ischemic stroke
    Cornelia Weikert
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition, Nuthetal, Germany
    Circulation 118:2555-62. 2008
    ..Circulating fetuin-A levels are elevated in humans with metabolic syndrome and insulin resistance, conditions that are associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease...
  49. doi request reprint Whole-grain consumption and transcription factor-7-like 2 ( TCF7L2) rs7903146: gene-diet interaction in modulating type 2 diabetes risk
    Eva Fisher
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Nuthetal, Germany
    Br J Nutr 101:478-81. 2009
    ..08; 95 % CI 0.96, 1.23). These data provide evidence that the beneficial effect of whole-grain intake on diabetes risk is modified by TCF7L2 rs7903146...
  50. ncbi request reprint L-FABP T94A is associated with fasting triglycerides and LDL-cholesterol in women
    Eva Fisher
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 116, 14558 Nuthetal, Germany
    Mol Genet Metab 91:278-84. 2007
    ..These results support previous findings in fenofibrate-treated individuals and thereby provide some additional indication of the functional relevance of the FABP1 T94A SNP in hepatic fatty acid and lipid metabolism in humans...
  51. doi request reprint A statistical test for the equality of differently adjusted incidence rate ratios
    Kurt Hoffmann
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbrucke, Nuthetal, Germany
    Am J Epidemiol 167:517-22. 2008
    ..The statistical method described may be helpful as an additional tool for analyzing epidemiologic cohort data and for interpreting results obtained from Cox regression models with adjustment for different covariates...
  52. ncbi request reprint Comparison of two statistical approaches to predict all-cause mortality by dietary patterns in German elderly subjects
    Kurt Hoffmann
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 116, 14558 Nuthetal, Germany
    Br J Nutr 93:709-16. 2005
    ..These results suggest that variation in macronutrients is meaningful for mortality and that the RRR method is more appropriate than the classic PCA method to identify dietary patterns relevant to mortality...
  53. doi request reprint Fruit and vegetable intakes and subsequent changes in body weight in European populations: results from the project on Diet, Obesity, and Genes (DiOGenes)
    Brian Buijsse
    German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbrucke, Department of Epidemiology, Nuthetal, Germany
    Am J Clin Nutr 90:202-9. 2009
    ..High fruit and vegetable intakes may limit weight gain, particularly in susceptible persons, such as those who stop smoking...
  54. doi request reprint Evidence for the Thr79Met polymorphism of the ileal fatty acid binding protein (FABP6) to be associated with type 2 diabetes in obese individuals
    Eva Fisher
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbrucke, Nuthetal, Germany
    Mol Genet Metab 98:400-5. 2009
    ..In summary, we found evidence that the-putative functional-Thr79Met substitution of FABP6 confers a protective effect on type 2 diabetes in obese individuals...
  55. ncbi request reprint Food groups as predictors for short-term weight changes in men and women of the EPIC-Potsdam cohort
    Mandy Schulz
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition, Potsdam Rehbruecke, Germany 14558
    J Nutr 132:1335-40. 2002
    ..48; 95% CI, 1.03-2.13). Our data show that a diet rich in high fat and high energy foods predicts short-term weight gain even if controlled for many potential confounding factors...
  56. pmc The value of genetic information for diabetes risk prediction - differences according to sex, age, family history and obesity
    Kristin Mühlenbruch
    Department of Molecular Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Nuthetal, Germany
    PLoS ONE 8:e64307. 2013
    ..This study aimed to investigate the added predictive value of genetic information (42 single nucleotide polymorphisms) in subgroups of sex, age, family history of diabetes, and obesity...
  57. doi request reprint Adiposity, mediating biomarkers and risk of colon cancer in the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition study
    Krasimira Aleksandrova
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbrucke, Nuthetal, Germany
    Int J Cancer 134:612-21. 2014
    ..Further studies are warranted to determine whether altering their concentrations may reduce colon cancer risk. ..
  58. doi request reprint Circulating C-reactive protein concentrations and risks of colon and rectal cancer: a nested case-control study within the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Krasimira Aleksandrova
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 116, 14558 Nuthetal, Germany
    Am J Epidemiol 172:407-18. 2010
    ..These data provide evidence that elevated CRP concentrations are related to a higher risk of colon cancer but not rectal cancer, predominantly among men and independently of obesity, insulin resistance, and dyslipidemia...
  59. ncbi request reprint Estimating the proportion of disease due to classes of sufficient causes
    Kurt Hoffmann
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition, Potsdam Rehbrucke, Germany
    Am J Epidemiol 163:76-83. 2006
    ..In conclusion, the statistical method described in the paper may be beneficial for quantifying the importance of different sufficient causes and for improving the efficiency of public health programs...
  60. ncbi request reprint Fiber and magnesium intake and incidence of type 2 diabetes: a prospective study and meta-analysis
    Matthias B Schulze
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Nuthetal, Germany
    Arch Intern Med 167:956-65. 2007
    ..We examined associations between fiber and magnesium intake and risk of type 2 diabetes and summarized existing prospective studies by meta-analysis...
  61. doi request reprint Presence of gallstones or kidney stones and risk of type 2 diabetes
    Cornelia Weikert
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 116, D 14558 Nuthetal, Germany
    Am J Epidemiol 171:447-54. 2010
    ..86, 1.27). These findings suggest that gallstones, but not kidney stones, may predict the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, providing physicians with an interventional opportunity to implement adequate prevention measures...
  62. ncbi request reprint Dietary intake of folate equivalents and risk of myocardial infarction in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)--Potsdam study
    Dagmar Drogan
    German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Department of Epidemiology, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 116, D 14558 Nuthetal, Germany
    Public Health Nutr 9:465-71. 2006
    ..To assess the relationship between intake of dietary folate equivalents and risk of myocardial infarction in a German cohort...
  63. doi request reprint Association of a diabetes risk score with risk of myocardial infarction, stroke, specific types of cancer, and mortality: a prospective study in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)-Potsdam cohort
    Christin Heidemann
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 6, Nuthetal, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 24:281-8. 2009
    ....
  64. doi request reprint Gamma-glutamyltransferase, cardiovascular disease and mortality in individuals with diabetes mellitus
    Diewertje Sluik
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Nuthetal, Germany
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 28:284-8. 2012
    ..We investigated the association between GGT, CVD and mortality in individuals with diabetes mellitus...
  65. doi request reprint Metabolic syndrome and risks of colon and rectal cancer: the European prospective investigation into cancer and nutrition study
    Krasimira Aleksandrova
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 116, 14558 Nuthetal, Germany
    Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 4:1873-83. 2011
    ..These data suggest that simple assessment of abnormal glucose metabolism and/or abdominal obesity to identify individuals at colorectal cancer risk may have higher clinical utility than applying more complex MetS definitions...
  66. ncbi request reprint A food pattern predicting prospective weight change is associated with risk of fatal but not with nonfatal cardiovascular disease
    Dagmar Drogan
    German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Department of Epidemiology, Nuthetal, 14558 Germany
    J Nutr 137:1961-7. 2007
    ..05). These findings from a large German cohort indicate that a food pattern predicting prospective weight change may be associated with the risk of fatal CVD...
  67. doi request reprint Association of AHSG gene polymorphisms with fetuin-A plasma levels and cardiovascular diseases in the EPIC-Potsdam study
    Eva Fisher
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbrucke, Nuthetal, Germany
    Circ Cardiovasc Genet 2:607-13. 2009
    ..The goal of our study was to prospectively investigate the potential causal nature of the association between fetuin-A levels and myocardial infarction (MI) and ischemic stroke by applying a Mendelian randomization approach...
  68. ncbi request reprint Application of a new statistical method to derive dietary patterns in nutritional epidemiology
    Kurt Hoffmann
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition, Bergholz Rehbrücke, Germany
    Am J Epidemiol 159:935-44. 2004
    ..9%. In contrast to principal component analysis and other methods, the new RRR method extracted a significant risk factor for diabetes...
  69. ncbi request reprint A homocysteine metabolism-related dietary pattern and the risk of coronary heart disease in two independent German study populations
    Cornelia Weikert
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition, Potsdam Rehbrucke, Germany
    J Nutr 135:1981-8. 2005
    ....
  70. pmc Identification of serum metabolites associated with risk of type 2 diabetes using a targeted metabolomic approach
    Anna Floegel
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Nuthetal, Germany
    Diabetes 62:639-48. 2013
    ..The data indicate that metabolic alterations, including sugar metabolites, amino acids, and choline-containing phospholipids, are associated early on with a higher risk of T2D...
  71. pmc Trend in obesity prevalence in European adult cohort populations during follow-up since 1996 and their predictions to 2015
    Anne von Ruesten
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Nuthetal, Germany
    PLoS ONE 6:e27455. 2011
    ..To investigate trends in obesity prevalence in recent years and to predict the obesity prevalence in 2015 in European populations...
  72. ncbi request reprint Candidate gene association study of type 2 diabetes in a nested case-control study of the EPIC-Potsdam cohort - role of fat assimilation
    Eva Fisher
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Nuthetal, Germany
    Mol Nutr Food Res 51:185-91. 2007
    ..The results presented here provide preliminary evidence for the association of common variants in genes involved in fat assimilation with the genetic susceptibility of type 2 diabetes. However, they definitely need further verification...
  73. ncbi request reprint Interleukin-6 g.-174G>C promoter polymorphism is associated with obesity in the EPIC-Potsdam Study
    Kerstin Klipstein-Grobusch
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Nuthetal
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 14:14-8. 2006
    ..044) and was most pronounced in subjects with the CC genotype, suggesting that the IL-6 g.-174G>C promoter polymorphism is a susceptibility or modifying locus for common obesity and weight gain...
  74. doi request reprint Estimation of the contribution of biomarkers of different metabolic pathways to risk of type 2 diabetes
    Jukka Montonen
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 116, 14558 Nuthetal, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 26:29-38. 2011
    ..Of these pathways the highest contribution was observed for adiponectin which contributed one-third to the risk and that equal proportion was contributed by GGT and HDL-cholesterol, although the contribution of inflammation was lower...
  75. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and breast cancer risk: the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition
    Petra H Lahmann
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbrucke, Nuthetal, Germany
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:36-42. 2007
    ..This study provides additional evidence for a protective effect of physical activity on breast cancer risk...
  76. doi request reprint Significant associations of the rs2943634 (2q36.3) genetic polymorphism with adiponectin, high density lipoprotein cholesterol and ischemic stroke
    María Arregui
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition DIfE, Potsdam Rehbruecke, 14558 Nuthetal, Germany
    Gene 494:190-5. 2012
    ..Our goal was to investigate its relation with myocardial infarction (MI) and ischemic stroke (IS), as well as with 12 intermediate risk phenotypes, in a population-based prospective cohort study...
  77. ncbi request reprint KCNJ11 E23K affects diabetes risk and is associated with the disposition index: results of two independent German cohorts
    Antje Fischer
    Department of Clinical Nutrition, German Institute of Human Nutrition, Nuthetal, Germany
    Diabetes Care 31:87-9. 2008
  78. pmc Alcohol attributable burden of incidence of cancer in eight European countries based on results from prospective cohort study
    Madlen Schütze
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, 14558 Nuthetal, Germany
    BMJ 342:d1584. 2011
    ..To compute the burden of cancer attributable to current and former alcohol consumption in eight European countries based on direct relative risk estimates from a cohort study...
  79. doi request reprint Lifestyle factors and mortality among adults with diabetes: findings from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition-Potsdam study*
    Ute Nöthlings
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute for Human Nutrition DIfE, Potsdam Rehbrucke, Nuthetal, Germany
    J Diabetes 2:112-7. 2010
    ..5 h/week, reported better dietary habits, and consumed alcohol moderately...
  80. doi request reprint A two-step association study identifies CAV2 rs2270188 single nucleotide polymorphism interaction with fat intake in type 2 diabetes risk
    Eva Fisher
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbrucke, Nuthetal, Germany
    J Nutr 141:177-81. 2011
    ..An increase in dietary SFA from 10 to 20 % energy predicted an ~200% greater risk of type 2 diabetes. We found preliminary evidence that CAV2 rs2270188 interacts with dietary fat to affect risk of type 2 diabetes...
  81. ncbi request reprint Comparison of anthropometric characteristics in predicting the incidence of type 2 diabetes in the EPIC-Potsdam study
    Matthias B Schulze
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Nuthetal
    Diabetes Care 29:1921-3. 2006
  82. ncbi request reprint Within-subject variation of plasma resistin levels over a 1-year period
    Cornelia Weikert
    German Institute of Human Nutrition, Potsdam Rehbrucke, Nuthetal, Germany
    Clin Chem Lab Med 45:899-902. 2007
    ..Resistin, a recently discovered hormone, is purportedly involved in metabolic and inflammatory processes in humans and may thus be an important marker to assess disease risk in large-scale epidemiological studies...
  83. ncbi request reprint Dietary determinants of epithelial ovarian cancer: a review of the epidemiologic literature
    Mandy Schulz
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Nuthetal, Germany
    Nutr Cancer 50:120-40. 2004
    ..In particular, future studies need to address the effect of milk products according to fat content and possible biological mechanisms to explain observed effects...
  84. doi request reprint Feasibility of innovative dietary assessment in epidemiological studies using the approach of combining different assessment instruments
    Anne Kathrin Illner
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Nuthetal, Germany
    Public Health Nutr 14:1055-63. 2011
    ..To assess the feasibility of combining short-term and long-term dietary assessment instruments as new concept for improving usual dietary intake assessment on the individual level...
  85. ncbi request reprint A dietary pattern derived to explain biomarker variation is strongly associated with the risk of coronary artery disease
    Kurt Hoffmann
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 116, 14558 Bergholz Rehbrucke, Germany
    Am J Clin Nutr 80:633-40. 2004
    ..In previous studies, dietary patterns were derived in different populations without regard to a specific outcome...
  86. pmc Body mass index, waist circumference, and the risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus: implications for routine clinical practice
    Silke Feller
    Abteilung Epidemiologie, Deutsches Institut für Ernährungsforschung Potsdam Rehbrücke, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 116, Nuthetal, Germany
    Dtsch Arztebl Int 107:470-6. 2010
    ..Waist circumference measurement is recommended for overweight or obese patients only (BMI > or = 25)...
  87. ncbi request reprint Body size and breast cancer risk: findings from the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer And Nutrition (EPIC)
    Petra H Lahmann
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition, Potsdam Rehbrucke, Germany
    Int J Cancer 111:762-71. 2004
    ..Among premenopausal women, weight and BMI showed nonsignificant inverse associations with breast cancer...
  88. doi request reprint Erythrocyte membrane phospholipid fatty acids, desaturase activity, and dietary fatty acids in relation to risk of type 2 diabetes in the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPIC)-Potsdam Study
    Janine Kröger
    Department of Molecular Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbrucke, Nuthetal, Germany
    Am J Clin Nutr 93:127-42. 2011
    ..The long-term role of fatty acids (FAs) in the cause of diabetes remains largely unclear...
  89. ncbi request reprint The relation between dietary protein, calcium and bone health in women: results from the EPIC-Potsdam cohort
    Cornelia Weikert
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbrucke, Nuthetal, Germany
    Ann Nutr Metab 49:312-8. 2005
    ..The role of dietary protein in bone health is controversial. The objective of the present study was to examine the association between protein intake, dietary calcium, and bone structure measured by broadband ultrasound attenuation (BUA)...
  90. doi request reprint Obesity and cancer
    Tobias Pischon
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, 14558 Nuthetal, Germany
    Proc Nutr Soc 67:128-45. 2008
    ..Recent research also suggests that adipose tissue-derived hormones and cytokines (adipokines), such as leptin, adiponectin and inflammatory markers, may reflect mechanisms linked to tumourigenesis...
  91. doi request reprint Chocolate consumption in relation to blood pressure and risk of cardiovascular disease in German adults
    Brian Buijsse
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition DIfE Potsdam Rehbrucke, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 116, 14558 Nuthetal, Germany
    Eur Heart J 31:1616-23. 2010
    ..To investigate the association of chocolate consumption with measured blood pressure (BP) and the incidence of cardiovascular disease (CVD)...
  92. ncbi request reprint Association of plasma resistin levels with coronary heart disease in women
    Tobias Pischon
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition, Potsdam Rehbruecke, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 116, 14558 Nuthetal, Germany
    Obes Res 13:1764-71. 2005
    ..To examine the association between plasma resistin levels and the presence of coronary heart disease (CHD) in women...
  93. ncbi request reprint Relation among alcohol dehydrogenase 2 polymorphism, alcohol consumption, and levels of gamma-glutamyltransferase
    Michael Loew
    Department of Epidemiology, The German Centre for Research on Ageing, Bergheimer Str 20, D 69115 Heidelberg, Germany
    Alcohol 29:131-5. 2003
    ..However, this hypothesis needs to be evaluated among larger population samples...
  94. ncbi request reprint Agreement of self-reported medical history: comparison of an in-person interview with a self-administered questionnaire
    Manuela M Bergmann
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition, Bergholz Rehbruecke, Germany
    Eur J Epidemiol 19:411-6. 2004
    ..To compare history of 22 different diseases reported during an in-person interview with that reported on a mailed self-administered questionnaire...
  95. ncbi request reprint Choice of dietary protein of vegetarians and omnivores is reflected in their hair protein 13C and 15N abundance
    Klaus J Petzke
    German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke DIfE, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 116, 14558 Nuthetal, Germany
    Rapid Commun Mass Spectrom 19:1392-400. 2005
    ..In conclusion, hair 13C and 15N values both reflected the extent of animal protein consumption. Bulk isotopic abundance of hair can be tested for future use in the validation of dietary assessment methods...
  96. pmc Reliability of serum metabolite concentrations over a 4-month period using a targeted metabolomic approach
    Anna Floegel
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, Nuthetal, Germany
    PLoS ONE 6:e21103. 2011
    ..11-0.45 and 0.00-0.63, respectively). For most of the metabolites a single measurement may be sufficient for risk assessment in epidemiologic studies with healthy subjects...
  97. ncbi request reprint The effect of differences in measurement procedure on the comparability of blood pressure estimates in multi-centre studies
    Matthias B Schulze
    German Institute of Human Nutrition, Department of Epidemiology, Bergholz Rehbruecke, Germany
    Blood Press Monit 7:95-104. 2002
    ..This study highlights the importance of standardized protocols for blood pressure measurements in epidemiological studies...
  98. ncbi request reprint Body mass index and C-174G interleukin-6 promoter polymorphism interact in predicting type 2 diabetes
    Matthias Mohlig
    Department of Clinical Nutrition, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbruecke, 14558 Nuthetal, Germany
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:1885-90. 2004
    ....
  99. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the potential health gain of the World Health Organization's recommendation concerning vegetable and fruit consumption
    Kurt Hoffmann
    Department of Epidemiology, German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam Rehbrucke, Arthur Scheunert Allee 114 116, D 14558 Bergholz Rehbrücke, Germany
    Public Health Nutr 6:765-72. 2003
    ..The aim of this paper was to evaluate the public health benefit of meeting this WHO recommendation by applying a statistical method that combines estimated intake distributions and simulated intake changes...
  100. ncbi request reprint Portion size adds limited information on variance in food intake of participants in the EPIC-Potsdam study
    Ute Noethlings
    German Institute of Human Nutrition, Department of Epidemiology, Bergholz Rehbruecke, Germany
    J Nutr 133:510-5. 2003
    ..The variance was not increased markedly when constant gender-, age- and BMI-specific portion sizes were applied, thus supporting the assignment of an overall portion size...
  101. ncbi request reprint Adiponectin and protection against type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Joachim Spranger
    Department of Nutrition, Endocrinology, and Metabolism, Benjamin Franklin Medical Centre, Free University Berlin, Germany
    Lancet 361:226-8. 2003
    ..3 [95% CI 0.2-0.7], p=0.0051). We conclude that adiponectin is independently associated with a reduced risk of type 2 diabetes in apparently healthy individuals...