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A case report of insulin autoimmune syndrome in a Central European individual

Jarosław Jendrzejewski ORCID logo, Łukasz Obołończyk, Martina Eva Leczycka, Alicja Utracka, Przemysław Ciura, Waldemar Makowski and Krzysztof Sworczak

Corresponding author: Jarosław Jendrzejewski, MD, PhD, Department of Endocrinology and Internal Medicine, Medical University of Gdansk, ul. Dębinki 7, 80-952 Gdańsk, Poland, Phone: +48 58 349 28 46, Fax: +48 58 349 28 41

Acknowledgments

We thank Paula Gorski for editing the manuscript.

  1. Author contributions: All the authors have accepted responsibility for the entire content of this submitted manuscript and approved submission.

  2. Research funding: None declared.

  3. Employment or leadership: None declared.

  4. Honorarium: None declared.

  5. Competing interests: The funding organizations played no role in the study design; in the collection, analysis, and interpretation of data; in the writing of the report; or in the decision to submit the report for publication.

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Received: 2018-2-18
Accepted: 2018-3-27
Published Online: 2018-4-23
Published in Print: 2018-5-24

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