Response to Comment on: Matsushita et al. (2010) The Association of Hemoglobin A1c With Incident Heart Failure Among People Without Diabetes: The Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study. Diabetes;59:2020–2026

  1. Elizabeth Selvin
  1. From the Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland.
  1. Corresponding author: Kunihiro Matsushita, kmatsush{at}

We appreciate the interest shown by Oda (1) in our article published in the August issue of Diabetes (2). He suggests that serum bilirubin may be a confounder in the association between …

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