Bilirubin as a Potential Causal Factor in Type 2 Diabetes Risk

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Bilirubin as a Potential Causal Factor in Type 2 Diabetes Risk: A Mendelian Randomization Study
Bilirubin as a Potential Causal Factor in Type 2 Diabetes Risk: A Mendelian Randomization Study
Circulating bilirubin, a natural antioxidant, is associated with decreased risk of type 2 diabetes (T2D), but the nature of the relationship remains unknown. We used rs6742078 located in UDP-glucuronosyltransferase (UGT1A1) locus as instrumental variable (IV) to study a potential causal effect of serum total bilirubin on T2D risk.
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