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Olle Melander

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Using genetics to test the causal relationship of total adiposity and periodontitis: Mendelian randomization analyses in the Gene-Lifestyle Interactions and Dental Endpoints (GLIDE) Consortium.

Author

  • Dmitry Shungin
  • Marilyn C Cornelis
  • Kimon Divaris
  • Birte Holtfreter
  • John R Shaffer
  • Yau-Hua Yu
  • Silvana P Barros
  • James D Beck
  • Reiner Biffar
  • Eric A Boerwinkle
  • Richard J Crout
  • Andrea Ganna
  • Goran Hallmans
  • George Hindy
  • Frank B Hu
  • Peter Kraft
  • Daniel W McNeil
  • Olle Melander
  • Kevin L Moss
  • Kari E North
  • Marju Orho-Melander
  • Nancy L Pedersen
  • Paul M Ridker
  • Eric B Rimm
  • Lynda M Rose
  • Gull Rukh
  • Alexander Teumer
  • Robert J Weyant
  • Daniel I Chasman
  • Kaumudi Joshipura
  • Thomas Kocher
  • Patrik Ke Magnusson
  • Mary L Marazita
  • Peter Nilsson
  • Steve Offenbacher
  • George Davey Smith
  • Pernilla Lundberg
  • Tom M Palmer
  • Nicholas J Timpson
  • Ingegerd Johansson
  • Paul Franks

Summary, in English

The observational relationship between obesity and periodontitis is widely known, yet causal evidence is lacking. Our objective was to investigate causal associations between periodontitis and body mass index (BMI).

Department/s

  • EXODIAB: Excellence in Diabetes Research in Sweden
  • EpiHealth: Epidemiology for Health
  • Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology
  • Diabetes - Cardiovascular Disease
  • Cardiovascular Research - Hypertension
  • Internal Medicine - Epidemiology

Publishing year

2015

Language

English

Pages

638-650

Publication/Series

International Journal of Epidemiology

Volume

44

Issue

2

Document type

Journal article

Publisher

Oxford University Press

Topic

  • Public Health, Global Health, Social Medicine and Epidemiology

Status

Published

Research group

  • Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology
  • Diabetes - Cardiovascular Disease
  • Cardiovascular Research - Hypertension
  • Internal Medicine - Epidemiology

ISBN/ISSN/Other

  • ISSN: 1464-3685