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The diabetic kidney / edited by Pedro Cortes, Carl Erik Mogensen. p. ; cm. -- (Contemporary diabetes) Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 1-58829-624-5 (alk. paper)

1. Diabetic nephropathies. 2. Diabetes. I. Cortes, Pedro. II. Mogensen, Carl Erik. III. Series.

[DNLM: 1. Diabetic Nephropathies--physiopathology. 2. Diabetes Mellitus--diagnosis. 3. Diabetes Mellitus--therapy. WK 835 D5358 2006]

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