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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Johar, Hamimatunnisa; Emeny, Rebecca Thwing; Bidlingmaier, Martin; Kruse, Johannes; Ladwig, Karl-Heinz 
Title:
Sex-related differences in the association of salivary cortisol levels and type 2 diabetes. Findings from the cross-sectional population based KORA-age study. 
Abstract:
Dysregulation in the cortisol secretion may have a role in the development of type 2 diabetes although conflicting evidence on the particular cortisol secretion patterns and type 2 diabetes demands further investigations. We aim to examine the association of cortisol levels and diurnal secretion patterns with prevalence of type 2 diabetes and HbA1c levels as well as the potential impact of sex and adiposity on this association.A cross-sectional analysis was conducted among 757 participants (aged...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Psychoneuroendocrinology 
Year:
2016 
Journal volume:
69 
Pages contribution:
133-41 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0306-4530 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychotherapie