Caring for young adults with diabetes

Dean, Heather; MacDonald, Catherine
January 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/16/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 2, p212
Academic Journal
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the editorial "Finding the way - meeting the needs of adults with childhood-acquired illnesses," by N. MacDonald in the September 2006 issue.


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