047 Is the recent rise in type 2 diabetes mellitus incidence from 1984 to 2007 explained by the trend in increasing body mass index? Evidence from a prospective study of British men

S. L. Hardoon, R. W. Morris, M. C. Thomas, S. G. Wannamethee, L. T. Lennon, P. H. Whincup
2010 Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health  
Conclusion Birthweight has a U-shaped relationship with obesity in middle age. This relationship tends towards being J-shaped after adjustment for adult height.
doi:10.1136/jech.2010.120956.47 fatcat:bvsw2ufzwjbazd4kiodnlasopu