Geriatric medicine

August 1997
Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Aug97 Supplement, Vol. 20, pS25
Academic Journal
Presents an abstract of the research manuscript `Prevalence of diabetes mellitus in elderly people in Canada: Report from the Canadian study of health and aging,' by K. Rockwood, M.-H. Tan et al from the Dalhousie University.


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