Prevalence of self-reported diagnosis of diabetes mellitus and associated risk factors in a national survey in the US population: SHIELD (Study to Help Improve Early evaluation and management of risk factors Leading to Diabetes)

January 2007
BMC Public Health;2007, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p277
Academic Journal
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