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    • Genetic Evidence for a Link Between Favorable Adiposity and Lower Risk of Type 2 Diabetes, Hypertension, and Heart Disease. 

      Yaghootkar, Hanieh; Lotta, L. A.; Tyrrell, Jessica; Smit, R. A. J.; Jones, S. E.; Donnelly, L.; Beaumont, R.; Campbell, A.; Tuke, M. A.; Hayward, C.; Ruth, K. S.; Padmanabhan, S.; Jukema, J. W.; Palmer, C. C.; Hattersley, Andrew T.; Freathy, Rachel M.; Langenberg, C.; Wareham, N. J.; Wood, A. R.; Murray, A.; Weedon, M. N.; Sattar, N.; Pearson, E.; Scott, R. A.; Frayling, T. M. (American Diabetes Association, 2016-08)
      Recent genetic studies have identified some alleles that are associated with higher BMI but lower risk of type 2 diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease. These "favorable adiposity" alleles are collectively associated ...