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BMJ 2004; 329 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.329.7478.1353-a (Published 02 December 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;329:1353
  1. George Dunea, attending physician
  1. Cook County Hospital, Chicago, USA

    The life of Dr Juhan Paasikivi has been closely linked to Finland's struggle for independence. His grandfather was Finland's prime minister and president in the perilous times following the second world war. His father was killed in the Russo-Finnish winter war of 1939. He became an academic physician in Stockholm and in the 1960s showed that tolbutamide lowered the incidence of myocardial infarctions in patients with abnormal glucose tolerance.

    He had a country house in the Aland …

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