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Type 2 diabetes mellitus affects more than 7% of adults in the US and leads to substantial personal and economic burden.

Crandall J, Knowler W, Kahn S, Marrero D, et al. The Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes. Nat Clin Pract Endocrinol Metab. 2008; 4(7): 382-93. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2573045/?tool=pubmed

Reference

Title
The Prevention of Type 2 Diabetes
Publication
Nat Clin Pract Endocrinol Metab
Publication Date
2008
Authors
Crandall J, Knowler W, Kahn S, Marrero D, et al.
Volume & Issue
Volume 4, Issue 7
Pages
382-93
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Prevalence & Incidence

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