Epidemic obesity and type 2 diabetes in Asia

@article{Yoon2006EpidemicOA,
  title={Epidemic obesity and type 2 diabetes in Asia},
  author={Kun‐Ho Yoon and Jin-Hee Lee and Ji‐Won Kim and Jae-Hyoung Cho and Yoon-Hee Choi and Seung-Hyun Ko and Paul Z. Zimmet and Ho-Young Son},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2006},
  volume={368},
  pages={1681-1688}
}

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