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Experimental Diabetes Research
Volume 2012, Article ID 872176, 7 pages
Research Article

Association of FTO Polymorphisms with Early Age of Obesity in Obese Italian Subjects

1Endocrinology and Diabetes, Department of Medical Sciences, University of Cagliari, Policlinico Universitario, 09042 Cagliari, Italy
2Department of Clinical Sciences, University of Rome “Sapienza”, 00161 Rome, Italy
3Department of Molecular and Clinical Medicine, Sahlgrenska Center for Cardiovascular and Metabolic Research, University of Gothenburg, 431 45 Gothenburg, Sweden
4Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Magna Graecia, 88100 Catanzaro, Italy
5Department of Clinical and Medical Therapy, University of Rome “Sapienza”, 00185 Rome, Italy

Received 20 October 2011; Revised 10 December 2011; Accepted 10 December 2011

Academic Editor: Giuseppe Paolisso

Copyright © 2012 Federica Sentinelli et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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