Diabetes in America, 2nd Edition
by Maureen I. Harris
Publisher: National Diabetes Data Group 1995
Number of pages: 733
This is a compilation and assessment of epidemiologic, public health, and clinical data on diabetes and its complications in the United States. The book has been designed to serve as a reliable scientific resource for assessing the scope and impact of diabetes and its complications, determining health policy and priorities in diabetes, and identifying areas of need in research.
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