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Johns Hopkins Finds Preterm Birth is associated with Elevated Blood Insulin Levels

In a large, predominantly minority birth cohort study, published in February 12 edition of JAMA, a multi-disciplinary team of researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and School of Medicine and Boston University Medical Center identified preterm birth as a possible early life contributor to insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes.