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Frank B. Hu, Ph.D., M.D.

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This page shows the publications co-authored by Frank Hu and Rob Van Dam.
Connection Strength

10.666
  1. Combined impact of lifestyle factors on mortality: prospective cohort study in US women. BMJ. 2008 Sep 16; 337:a1440.
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    Score: 0.406
  2. Are alkylresorcinols accurate biomarkers for whole grain intake? Am J Clin Nutr. 2008 Apr; 87(4):797-8.
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    Score: 0.394
  3. Lipocalins and insulin resistance: etiological role of retinol-binding protein 4 and lipocalin-2? Clin Chem. 2007 Jan; 53(1):5-7.
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    Score: 0.361
  4. The relationship between overweight in adolescence and premature death in women. Ann Intern Med. 2006 Jul 18; 145(2):91-7.
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    Score: 0.350
  5. Coffee, caffeine, and risk of type 2 diabetes: a prospective cohort study in younger and middle-aged U.S. women. Diabetes Care. 2006 Feb; 29(2):398-403.
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    Score: 0.339
  6. Coffee consumption and risk of type 2 diabetes: a systematic review. JAMA. 2005 Jul 06; 294(1):97-104.
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    Score: 0.326
  7. Dietary fat and meat intake in relation to risk of type 2 diabetes in men. Diabetes Care. 2002 Mar; 25(3):417-24.
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    Score: 0.258
  8. Dietary patterns and risk for type 2 diabetes mellitus in U.S. men. Ann Intern Med. 2002 Feb 05; 136(3):201-9.
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    Score: 0.257
  9. Coffee, Caffeine, and Health. N Engl J Med. 2020 07 23; 383(4):369-378.
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    Score: 0.231
  10. Response to Letter Regarding Article, "Association of Coffee Consumption With Total and Cause-Specific Mortality in 3 Large Prospective Cohorts". Circulation. 2016 May 17; 133(20):e660.
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    Score: 0.173
  11. Association of Coffee Consumption With Total and Cause-Specific Mortality in 3 Large Prospective Cohorts. Circulation. 2015 Dec 15; 132(24):2305-15.
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    Score: 0.167
  12. Urinary Excretion of Select Dietary Polyphenol Metabolites Is Associated with a Lower Risk of Type 2 Diabetes in Proximate but Not Remote Follow-Up in a Prospective Investigation in 2 Cohorts of US Women. J Nutr. 2015 Jun; 145(6):1280-8.
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    Score: 0.160
  13. Gut microbiota metabolites of dietary lignans and risk of type 2 diabetes: a prospective investigation in two cohorts of u.s. Women. Diabetes care 2014;37:1287-1295. Diabetes Care. 2014 Dec; 37(12):3356.
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    Score: 0.156
  14. Overweight in early adulthood, adult weight change, and risk of type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, and certain cancers in men: a cohort study. Am J Epidemiol. 2014 Jun 01; 179(11):1353-65.
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    Score: 0.150
  15. Changes in coffee intake and subsequent risk of type 2 diabetes: three large cohorts of US men and women. Diabetologia. 2014 Jul; 57(7):1346-54.
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    Score: 0.150
  16. Gut microbiota metabolites of dietary lignans and risk of type 2 diabetes: a prospective investigation in two cohorts of U.S. women. Diabetes Care. 2014; 37(5):1287-95.
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    Score: 0.148
  17. Caffeinated and decaffeinated coffee consumption and risk of type 2 diabetes: a systematic review and a dose-response meta-analysis. Diabetes Care. 2014 Feb; 37(2):569-86.
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    Score: 0.147
  18. Long-term coffee consumption and risk of cardiovascular disease: a systematic review and a dose-response meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies. Circulation. 2014 Feb 11; 129(6):643-59.
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    Score: 0.145
  19. Obesity susceptibility loci and uncontrolled eating, emotional eating and cognitive restraint behaviors in men and women. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2014 May; 22(5):E135-41.
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    Score: 0.144
  20. Eating patterns and type 2 diabetes risk in older women: breakfast consumption and eating frequency. Am J Clin Nutr. 2013 Aug; 98(2):436-43.
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    Score: 0.141
  21. Caffeinated and caffeine-free beverages and risk of type 2 diabetes. Am J Clin Nutr. 2013 Jan; 97(1):155-66.
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    Score: 0.136
  22. The effects of caffeinated and decaffeinated coffee on sex hormone-binding globulin and endogenous sex hormone levels: a randomized controlled trial. Nutr J. 2012 Oct 19; 11:86.
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    Score: 0.135
  23. Eating patterns and type 2 diabetes risk in men: breakfast omission, eating frequency, and snacking. Am J Clin Nutr. 2012 May; 95(5):1182-9.
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    Score: 0.130
  24. Dietary flavonoid intakes and risk of type 2 diabetes in US men and women. Am J Clin Nutr. 2012 Apr; 95(4):925-33.
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    Score: 0.129
  25. Dietary patterns during adolescence and risk of type 2 diabetes in middle-aged women. Diabetes Care. 2012 Jan; 35(1):12-8.
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    Score: 0.126
  26. Effects of caffeinated and decaffeinated coffee on biological risk factors for type 2 diabetes: a randomized controlled trial. Nutr J. 2011 Sep 13; 10:93.
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    Score: 0.125
  27. Adolescent dairy product consumption and risk of type 2 diabetes in middle-aged women. Am J Clin Nutr. 2011 Sep; 94(3):854-61.
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    Score: 0.124
  28. Coffee consumption and mortality in women with cardiovascular disease. Am J Clin Nutr. 2011 Jul; 94(1):218-24.
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    Score: 0.122
  29. Selected dietary flavonoids are associated with markers of inflammation and endothelial dysfunction in U.S. women. J Nutr. 2011 Apr 01; 141(4):618-25.
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    Score: 0.120
  30. Increased mortality risk in women with depression and diabetes mellitus. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2011 Jan; 68(1):42-50.
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    Score: 0.119
  31. Bidirectional association between depression and type 2 diabetes mellitus in women. Arch Intern Med. 2010 Nov 22; 170(21):1884-91.
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    Score: 0.118
  32. Comparison of dual-energy x-ray absorptiometric and anthropometric measures of adiposity in relation to adiposity-related biologic factors. Am J Epidemiol. 2010 Dec 15; 172(12):1442-54.
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    Score: 0.117
  33. Physical activity before and during pregnancy and risk of gestational diabetes mellitus: a meta-analysis. Diabetes Care. 2011 Jan; 34(1):223-9.
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    Score: 0.117
  34. Low-carbohydrate diets and all-cause and cause-specific mortality: two cohort studies. Ann Intern Med. 2010 Sep 07; 153(5):289-98.
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    Score: 0.116
  35. White rice, brown rice, and risk of type 2 diabetes in US men and women. Arch Intern Med. 2010 Jun 14; 170(11):961-9.
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    Score: 0.115
  36. Genome-wide association study identifies polymorphisms in LEPR as determinants of plasma soluble leptin receptor levels. Hum Mol Genet. 2010 May 01; 19(9):1846-55.
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    Score: 0.112
  37. Genetic variants in ABO blood group region, plasma soluble E-selectin levels and risk of type 2 diabetes. Hum Mol Genet. 2010 May 01; 19(9):1856-62.
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    Score: 0.112
  38. Role of adiposity and lifestyle in the relationship between family history of diabetes and 20-year incidence of type 2 diabetes in U.S. women. Diabetes Care. 2010 Apr; 33(4):763-7.
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    Score: 0.111
  39. Leptin and soluble leptin receptor levels in plasma and risk of type 2 diabetes in U.S. women: a prospective study. Diabetes. 2010 Mar; 59(3):611-8.
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    Score: 0.111
  40. Genetic predisposition, Western dietary pattern, and the risk of type 2 diabetes in men. Am J Clin Nutr. 2009 May; 89(5):1453-8.
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    Score: 0.105
  41. Coffee consumption and risk of cardiovascular events and all-cause mortality among women with type 2 diabetes. Diabetologia. 2009 May; 52(5):810-7.
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    Score: 0.105
  42. Coffee consumption and risk of cardiovascular diseases and all-cause mortality among men with type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2009 Jun; 32(6):1043-5.
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    Score: 0.105
  43. Coffee consumption and risk of stroke in women. Circulation. 2009 Mar 03; 119(8):1116-23.
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    Score: 0.105
  44. Prospective study of zinc intake and risk of type 2 diabetes in women. Diabetes Care. 2009 Apr; 32(4):629-34.
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    Score: 0.104
  45. Total and high-molecular-weight adiponectin and resistin in relation to the risk for type 2 diabetes in women. Ann Intern Med. 2008 Sep 02; 149(5):307-16.
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    Score: 0.101
  46. Prospective study of dietary energy density and weight gain in women. Am J Clin Nutr. 2008 Sep; 88(3):769-77.
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    Score: 0.101
  47. Fat mass-and obesity-associated (FTO) gene variant is associated with obesity: longitudinal analyses in two cohort studies and functional test. Diabetes. 2008 Nov; 57(11):3145-51.
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    Score: 0.101
  48. Dietary patterns and risk of mortality from cardiovascular disease, cancer, and all causes in a prospective cohort of women. Circulation. 2008 Jul 15; 118(3):230-7.
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    Score: 0.100
  49. The relationship of coffee consumption with mortality. Ann Intern Med. 2008 Jun 17; 148(12):904-14.
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    Score: 0.100
  50. Abdominal obesity and the risk of all-cause, cardiovascular, and cancer mortality: sixteen years of follow-up in US women. Circulation. 2008 Apr 01; 117(13):1658-67.
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    Score: 0.098
  51. A prospective study of breakfast consumption and weight gain among U.S. men. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2007 Oct; 15(10):2463-9.
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    Score: 0.095
  52. Gene-gene interactions between HNF4A and KCNJ11 in predicting Type 2 diabetes in women. Diabet Med. 2007 Nov; 24(11):1187-91.
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    Score: 0.095
  53. Whole grain, bran, and germ intake and risk of type 2 diabetes: a prospective cohort study and systematic review. PLoS Med. 2007 Aug; 4(8):e261.
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    Score: 0.094
  54. Interleukin-6 genetic variability and adiposity: associations in two prospective cohorts and systematic review in 26,944 individuals. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2007 Sep; 92(9):3618-25.
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    Score: 0.094
  55. Systematic review of type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus and risk of fracture. Am J Epidemiol. 2007 Sep 01; 166(5):495-505.
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    Score: 0.093
  56. A prospective study of overall diet quality and risk of type 2 diabetes in women. Diabetes Care. 2007 Jul; 30(7):1753-7.
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    Score: 0.092
  57. Magnesium intake and plasma concentrations of markers of systemic inflammation and endothelial dysfunction in women. Am J Clin Nutr. 2007 Apr; 85(4):1068-74.
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    Score: 0.092
  58. Physical activity of moderate intensity and risk of type 2 diabetes: a systematic review. Diabetes Care. 2007 Mar; 30(3):744-52.
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    Score: 0.091
  59. Comparison of self-reported and measured BMI as correlates of disease markers in US adults. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2007 Jan; 15(1):188-96.
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    Score: 0.090
  60. Heme iron from diet as a risk factor for coronary heart disease in women with type 2 diabetes. Diabetes Care. 2007 Jan; 30(1):101-6.
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    Score: 0.090
  61. Dietary calcium and magnesium, major food sources, and risk of type 2 diabetes in U.S. black women. Diabetes Care. 2006 Oct; 29(10):2238-43.
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    Score: 0.089
  62. Coffee consumption and markers of inflammation and endothelial dysfunction in healthy and diabetic women. Am J Clin Nutr. 2006 Oct; 84(4):888-93.
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    Score: 0.089
  63. Variant of transcription factor 7-like 2 (TCF7L2) gene and the risk of type 2 diabetes in large cohorts of U.S. women and men. Diabetes. 2006 Sep; 55(9):2645-8.
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    Score: 0.088
  64. Genetic variation in IL6 gene and type 2 diabetes: tagging-SNP haplotype analysis in large-scale case-control study and meta-analysis. Hum Mol Genet. 2006 Jun 01; 15(11):1914-20.
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    Score: 0.086
  65. Coffee consumption and coronary heart disease in men and women: a prospective cohort study. Circulation. 2006 May 02; 113(17):2045-53.
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    Score: 0.086
  66. Vitamin D and calcium intake in relation to type 2 diabetes in women. Diabetes Care. 2006 Mar; 29(3):650-6.
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    Score: 0.085
  67. Changes in caffeine intake and long-term weight change in men and women. Am J Clin Nutr. 2006 Mar; 83(3):674-80.
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    Score: 0.085
  68. Whole-grain, bran, and cereal fiber intakes and markers of systemic inflammation in diabetic women. Diabetes Care. 2006 Feb; 29(2):207-11.
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    Score: 0.085
  69. Diet and risk of Type II diabetes: the role of types of fat and carbohydrate. Diabetologia. 2001 Jul; 44(7):805-17.
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    Score: 0.062
  70. Biomarkers of Dietary Omega-6 Fatty Acids and Incident Cardiovascular Disease and Mortality. Circulation. 2019 05 21; 139(21):2422-2436.
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    Score: 0.053
  71. An Expanded Genome-Wide Association Study of Type 2 Diabetes in Europeans. Diabetes. 2017 11; 66(11):2888-2902.
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    Score: 0.046
  72. ?-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acid Biomarkers and Coronary Heart Disease: Pooling Project of 19 Cohort Studies. JAMA Intern Med. 2016 08 01; 176(8):1155-66.
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    Score: 0.044
  73. Genetic fine mapping and genomic annotation defines causal mechanisms at type 2 diabetes susceptibility loci. Nat Genet. 2015 Dec; 47(12):1415-25.
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    Score: 0.042
  74. Urinary isoflavonoids and risk of type 2 diabetes: a prospective investigation in US women. Br J Nutr. 2015 Nov 28; 114(10):1694-701.
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    Score: 0.041
  75. A Prospective Investigation of the Association Between Urinary Excretion of Dietary Lignan Metabolites and Weight Change in US Women. Am J Epidemiol. 2015 Sep 15; 182(6):503-11.
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    Score: 0.041
  76. Association between dietary whole grain intake and risk of mortality: two large prospective studies in US men and women. JAMA Intern Med. 2015 Mar; 175(3):373-84.
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    Score: 0.040
  77. Genome-wide meta-analysis identifies six novel loci associated with habitual coffee consumption. Mol Psychiatry. 2015 May; 20(5):647-656.
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    Score: 0.039
  78. Fetal exposure to parental smoking and the risk of type 2 diabetes in adult women. Diabetes Care. 2014 Nov; 37(11):2966-73.
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    Score: 0.038
  79. Genome-wide trans-ancestry meta-analysis provides insight into the genetic architecture of type 2 diabetes susceptibility. Nat Genet. 2014 Mar; 46(3):234-44.
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    Score: 0.037
  80. Fruit consumption and risk of type 2 diabetes: results from three prospective longitudinal cohort studies. BMJ. 2013 Aug 28; 347:f5001.
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    Score: 0.036
  81. Genome-wide analysis of BMI in adolescents and young adults reveals additional insight into the effects of genetic loci over the life course. Hum Mol Genet. 2013 Sep 01; 22(17):3597-607.
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    Score: 0.035
  82. A genome-wide association study of early menopause and the combined impact of identified variants. Hum Mol Genet. 2013 Apr 01; 22(7):1465-72.
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    Score: 0.034
  83. Large-scale association analysis provides insights into the genetic architecture and pathophysiology of type 2 diabetes. Nat Genet. 2012 Sep; 44(9):981-90.
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    Score: 0.033
  84. Novel loci for adiponectin levels and their influence on type 2 diabetes and metabolic traits: a multi-ethnic meta-analysis of 45,891 individuals. PLoS Genet. 2012; 8(3):e1002607.
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    Score: 0.032
  85. Measuring alcohol consumption for genomic meta-analyses of alcohol intake: opportunities and challenges. Am J Clin Nutr. 2012 Mar; 95(3):539-47.
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    Score: 0.032
  86. Meta-analyses identify 13 loci associated with age at menopause and highlight DNA repair and immune pathways. Nat Genet. 2012 Jan 22; 44(3):260-8.
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    Score: 0.032
  87. A genome-wide association search for type 2 diabetes genes in African Americans. PLoS One. 2012; 7(1):e29202.
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    Score: 0.032
  88. Genome-wide meta-analysis identifies regions on 7p21 (AHR) and 15q24 (CYP1A2) as determinants of habitual caffeine consumption. PLoS Genet. 2011 Apr; 7(4):e1002033.
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    Score: 0.030
  89. Thirty new loci for age at menarche identified by a meta-analysis of genome-wide association studies. Nat Genet. 2010 Dec; 42(12):1077-85.
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    Score: 0.030
  90. Twelve type 2 diabetes susceptibility loci identified through large-scale association analysis. Nat Genet. 2010 Jul; 42(7):579-89.
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    Score: 0.029
  91. Whole-grain, cereal fiber, bran, and germ intake and the risks of all-cause and cardiovascular disease-specific mortality among women with type 2 diabetes mellitus. Circulation. 2010 May 25; 121(20):2162-8.
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    Score: 0.028
  92. The Gene, Environment Association Studies consortium (GENEVA): maximizing the knowledge obtained from GWAS by collaboration across studies of multiple conditions. Genet Epidemiol. 2010 May; 34(4):364-72.
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    Score: 0.028
  93. Genetic variants at 2q24 are associated with susceptibility to type 2 diabetes. Hum Mol Genet. 2010 Jul 01; 19(13):2706-15.
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    Score: 0.028
  94. Genome-wide association study identifies variants at the IL18-BCO2 locus associated with interleukin-18 levels. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2010 Apr; 30(4):885-90.
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    Score: 0.028
  95. Maternal plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations and the risk for gestational diabetes mellitus. PLoS One. 2008; 3(11):e3753.
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    Score: 0.026
  96. Coffee consumption is associated with higher plasma adiponectin concentrations in women with or without type 2 diabetes: a prospective cohort study. Diabetes Care. 2008 Mar; 31(3):504-7.
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    Score: 0.024
  97. Association of overweight with increased risk of coronary heart disease partly independent of blood pressure and cholesterol levels: a meta-analysis of 21 cohort studies including more than 300 000 persons. Arch Intern Med. 2007 Sep 10; 167(16):1720-8.
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    Score: 0.024
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