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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
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

Abstract 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).

Keywords

  • Public Health, Global Health, Social Medicine and Epidemiology

Other

Published
  • Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology
  • Diabetes and cardiovascular disease - genetic epidemiolgy
  • Hypertension and Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine
  • ISSN: 1464-3685
Paul Franks
E-mail: paul [dot] franks [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se

Principal investigator

Genetic and Molecular Epidemiology

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