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Shift Work as a Risk Factor for Future Type 2 Diabetes: Evidence, Mechanisms, Implications, and Future Research Directions

  • Mika Kivimäki mail,

    m.kivimaki@ucl.ac.uk

    Affiliation: Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom

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  • G. David Batty,

    Affiliations: Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, United Kingdom, MRC Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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  • Christer Hublin

    Affiliation: Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland

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  • Published: December 06, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001138

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