, Volume 38, Issue 12, pp 1482–1482 | Cite as

Maturity-onset diabetes of the young (MODY) at least ten times more common in Europe than previously assumed?

  • H. M. Ledermann
Letter to the Editors


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Authors and Affiliations

  • H. M. Ledermann
    • 1
  1. 1.Eleonoren-KlinikLindenfels-WinterkastenGermany

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