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Catch-up growth and metabolic outcomes in adolescents born preterm
  1. Nicholas D Embleton1,2,
  2. Murthy Korada1,2,
  3. Claire L Wood1,
  4. Mark S Pearce2,
  5. Ravi Swamy1,
  6. Timothy D Cheetham3
  1. 1Newcastle Neonatal Service, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
  2. 2Institute of Health & Society, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
  3. 3Department of Paediatric Endocrinology, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Institute of Genetic Medicine, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Nicholas Embleton, Consultant Neonatal Paediatrician, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4LP, UK; Nicholas.embleton{at}ncl.ac.uk

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  • Contributors MK, TDC and NDE designed the study. MK and RS undertook data collection. CLW and MSP performed statistical analysis. NDE wrote the first draft of this manuscript. All authors have seen and approved the final draft.

  • Funding Nutricia UK provided funding for the initial controlled trials in infancy. Support for subsequent follow-up studies was provided by Novo Nordisk, Nutricia UK, and the Special Trustees Newcastle Healthcare Charity.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Ethics approval County Durham and Tees Valley Research Ethics Committee.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data sharing statement Additional data are available by application to NDE.

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Footnotes

  • Contributors MK, TDC and NDE designed the study. MK and RS undertook data collection. CLW and MSP performed statistical analysis. NDE wrote the first draft of this manuscript. All authors have seen and approved the final draft.

  • Funding Nutricia UK provided funding for the initial controlled trials in infancy. Support for subsequent follow-up studies was provided by Novo Nordisk, Nutricia UK, and the Special Trustees Newcastle Healthcare Charity.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Ethics approval County Durham and Tees Valley Research Ethics Committee.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.

  • Data sharing statement Additional data are available by application to NDE.

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