TITLE

22%

PUB. DATE
March 2012
SOURCE
Diabetes Forecast;Mar2012, Vol. 65 Issue 3, p21
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Statistics are presented on the percentage of parents with overweight children who had been told by their doctors that their children had the condition.
ACCESSION #
73946607

 

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