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Reducing the Burden of Mortality in Older People With Diabetes : A Review of Current Research. / Forbes, Angus.

In: Frontiers in Endocrinology , Vol. 11, 133, 17.03.2020.

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Forbes, A 2020, 'Reducing the Burden of Mortality in Older People With Diabetes: A Review of Current Research', Frontiers in Endocrinology , vol. 11, 133. https://doi.org/10.3389/fendo.2020.00133

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Forbes, A. (2020). Reducing the Burden of Mortality in Older People With Diabetes: A Review of Current Research. Frontiers in Endocrinology , 11, [133]. https://doi.org/10.3389/fendo.2020.00133

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Forbes A. Reducing the Burden of Mortality in Older People With Diabetes: A Review of Current Research. Frontiers in Endocrinology . 2020 Mar 17;11. 133. https://doi.org/10.3389/fendo.2020.00133

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Forbes, Angus. / Reducing the Burden of Mortality in Older People With Diabetes : A Review of Current Research. In: Frontiers in Endocrinology . 2020 ; Vol. 11.

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