hrp0084p3-1253 | Programming & Misc. | ESPE2015
Silva Marta Diaz
, Lopez-Bermejo Abel
, Toda Lourdes Ibanez
, de Zeguer Francis
Background: Telomere length at birth is a major determinant of telomere length at later ages, up into senescence. However, the prenatal setting of telomere length is poorly understood. Individuals born large are at lower risk for later-life disorders, such as diabetes, than those born small, a feature of their longer health span being a higher lean mass that provides more muscle strength and is already present in infancy.Objective and hypotheses: To asse...