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Estimated number of new cases of diagnosed diabetes in people aged 20 years and older, by age group, United States, 2007

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. National Diabetes Fact Sheet, 2007. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention; June 2008

Reference

Title
National Diabetes Fact Sheet, 2007
Publisher
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Publication Date
June 2008
Authors
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Prevalence & Incidence

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