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Comment and Response
August 7, 2013

Melatonin Level and Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

Author Affiliations
  • 1Department of Neurology, Feinberg School of Medicine of Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois
JAMA. 2013;310(5):536-537. doi:10.1001/jama.2013.7649

To the Editor The finding of an inverse relationship between melatonin level and risk for developing type 2 diabetes in the Nurses’ Health Study (NHS) cohort1 potentially provides additional evidence for the emerging recognition that disruption of circadian timing increases the risk for metabolic and cardiovascular disease.2

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