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Erythrocyte lifespan as a proposed explanation for increased risk of malignancies among people with low HbA1c

  • Masashi KameyamaEmail author
  • Masafumi Koga
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Acknowledgements

The authors would like to thank Ms. Natalie Okawa for English language editing of this manuscript.

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Conflict of interest

M. Kameyama received research fund from Nihon Medi-physics, and Fujifilm Toyama Chemistry.

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This article does not contain any studies with human or animal subjects performed by any of the authors.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Diagnostic RadiologyTokyo Metropolitan Geriatric Hospital and Institute of GerontologyItabashi-kuJapan
  2. 2.Department of Internal MedicineHakuhokai Central HospitalAmagasakiJapan

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