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International Journal of Endocrinology
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 983016, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/983016
Research Article

Genetic Variations in the Kir6.2 Subunit (KCNJ11) of Pancreatic ATP-Sensitive Potassium Channel Gene Are Associated with Insulin Response to Glucose Loading and Early Onset of Type 2 Diabetes in Childhood and Adolescence in Taiwan

1Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, 7 Chung-Shan South Road, Taipei 10002, Taiwan
2Graduate Institute of Preventive Medicine, School of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei 10002, Taiwan
3Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Department of Internal Medicine, Cardinal Tien Hospital, Xindian 23148, Taiwan
4Department of Pediatrics, Mackay General Hospital, Taipei 10449, Taiwan
5Chia Nan University of Pharmacy and Science, Tainan 71710, Taiwan
6Institute of Environmental Health, College of Public Health, China Medical University, Taichung 40447, Taiwan

Received 2 May 2014; Accepted 20 August 2014; Published 21 September 2014

Academic Editor: Jyuhn-Huarng Juang

Copyright © 2014 Yi-Der Jiang 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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