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More about obesity and diabetes

  • P. H. Bennett
Letters to the Editor


Public Health Obesity Internal Medicine Human Physiology Metabolic Disease 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. H. Bennett
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  1. 1.Phoenix Epidemiology and Clinical ResearchBranch of the National Institutes of HealthPhoenixUSA

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