Age At Natural Menopause And The Risk Of Type 2 Diabetes: A Prospective Cohort Study
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Eralda Asllanaj is a PhD candidate at the Erasmus MC | Erasmus MC · Department of Epidemiology ,specializing in the research of metabolism and cardiovascular epidemiology.
                       

Age At Natural Menopause And The Risk Of Type 2 Diabetes: A Prospective Cohort Study

Menopause is a natural process that marks the end of the reproductive period in women. This major life transition happens when the ovaries no longer release an egg every month and, due to the cessation of estrogen and progesterone production, menstruation stops. The age at which menopause occurs varies greatly from woman to woman. However, the age of final menstruation is key to predicting future health and disease risk. Later age of natural menopause is associated with reduced morbidity and...

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