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Research Article

Rotating Night Shift Work and Risk of Type 2 Diabetes: Two Prospective Cohort Studies in Women

  • An Pan,

    Affiliation: Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Eva S. Schernhammer,

    Affiliations: Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Qi Sun,

    Affiliations: Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Frank B. Hu mail

    frank.hu@channing.harvard.edu

    Affiliations: Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America, Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

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  • Published: December 06, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001141

About the Authors

An Pan, Qi Sun, Frank B. Hu
Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Eva S. Schernhammer, Frank B. Hu
Department of Epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America
Eva S. Schernhammer, Qi Sun, Frank B. Hu
Channing Laboratory, Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: frank.hu@channing.harvard.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: AP ESS QS FBH. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: AP ESS QS FBH. Agree with the manuscript's results and conclusions: AP ESS QS FBH. Wrote the first draft of the paper: AP. Contributed to the writing of the paper: AP ESS QS FBH. Performed the experiments: AP ESS QS FBH. Analyzed the data: AP.