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Serum bilirubin concentrations, type 2 diabetes and incident coronary heart disease

  • Tomoyuki KawadaEmail author
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Hygiene and Public HealthNippon Medical SchoolTokyoJapan

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