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Dietary iron intake, body iron stores, and the risk of type 2 diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Wei Bao12, Ying Rong12, Shuang Rong12 and Liegang Liu12*

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Nutrition and Food Hygiene, Hubei Key Laboratory of Food Nutrition and Safety, School of Public Health, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, 13 Hangkong Road, Wuhan 430030, P.R. China

2 Ministry of Education Key Laboratory of Environment and Health, School of Public Health, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, 13 Hangkong Road, Wuhan 430030, P.R. China

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BMC Medicine 2012, 10:119  doi:10.1186/1741-7015-10-119

Published: 10 October 2012

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Funnel plots. Associations between (S1) intakes of total iron, heme iron, and risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and (S2) associations between ferritin levels and risk of T2DM before and after adjusting for inflammatory markers.

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