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Volume 2011, Article ID 314234, 3 pages
Clinical Study

Prevalence of Dyslipidemia in Patients Receiving Health Checkups: A Hospital-Based Study

1School of Medicine, China Medical University, Taichung 40447, Taiwan
2Department of Family Medicine, China Medical University Hospital, Taichung 40447, Taiwan

Received 6 June 2011; Accepted 21 August 2011

Academic Editor: Jean Davignon

Copyright © 2011 Kao-Chi Cheng et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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