Causal effect of education on type 2 diabetes: A network Mendelian randomization study
Li-Zhen Liao, Wei-Dong Li, Department ofHealth, Guangdong Pharmaceutical University, Guangzhou 510275, Guangdong Province, China
Li-Zhen Liao, Wei-Dong Li, Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Pharmaceutical Bioactive Substances, Guangdong Pharmaceutical University, Guangzhou 510006, Guangdong Province, China
Zhi-Chong Chen, Department of Cardiology, The Sixth Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou 510080, Guangdong Province, China
Xiao-Dong Zhuang, Xin-Xue Liao, Department of Cardiology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-Sen University, Guangzhou 510080, Guangdong Province, China
Author contributions: Liao LZ and Chen ZC conceived the study and contributed equally to this study; Li WD completed the analyses; Zhuang XD led the writing; Liao XX supervised the study.
Supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China, No. 81701378.
Institutional review board statement: Not applicable.
Conflict-of-interest statement: The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest to disclose.
Data sharing statement: No additional data are available.
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Corresponding author: Xin-Xue Liao, PhD, Chief Physician, Department of Cardiology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Sun Yat-Sen University, No. 58 Zhongshan 2nd Road, Yuexiu District, Guangzhou 510080, Guangdong Province, China. firstname.lastname@example.org
Received: July 27, 2020
Peer-review started: July 27, 2020
First decision: November 4, 2020
Revised: November 10, 2020
Accepted: December 23, 2020
Article in press: December 23, 2020
Published online: March 15, 2021