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D.-H. Lee, J.-S. Lim, D. R. Jacobs
2007 Clinical Chemistry  
orders. To further complicate the intertwined biological links between obesity and diabetes, it has been shown that obesity does not increase the prevalence of diabetes among those with undetectable serum concentrations of persistent organic pollutants (5 ).
doi:10.1373/clinchem.2007.093757 fatcat:5gnu4hvzz5d6zeerwjhctf6wru