European Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 164, Issue 11, pp 705–707 | Cite as

Diabetes mellitus type 2 in childhood and adolescence in Germany and parts of Austria

  • Edith Schober
  • Reinhard W. Holl
  • Matthias Grabert
  • Angelika Thon
  • Birgit Rami
  • Thomas Kapellen
  • Ora Seewi
  • Thomas Reinehr
Short Report

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Edith Schober
    • 1
  • Reinhard W. Holl
    • 2
  • Matthias Grabert
    • 2
  • Angelika Thon
    • 3
  • Birgit Rami
    • 1
  • Thomas Kapellen
    • 4
  • Ora Seewi
    • 5
  • Thomas Reinehr
    • 6
  1. 1.University Children’s HospitalViennaAustria
  2. 2.ZIBMT and Department of PaediatricsUniversity of UlmUlmGermany
  3. 3.University Children’s HospitalHanoverGermany
  4. 4.University of LeipzigHospital for Children and AdolescentsLeipzigGermany
  5. 5.University Children’s HospitalCologneGermany
  6. 6.Children’s Hospital, DattelnUniversity of Witten/HerdeckeWitten/HerdeckeGermany

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