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Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

Type 2 diabetes: principles and practice / edited by Barry J. Goldstein, Dirk Müller-Wieland. — 2nd ed. p. ; cm.

Rev. ed. of: Textbook of type 2 diabetes. c2003. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN-13: 978-0-8493-7957-4 (hardcover : alk. paper)

ISBN-10: 0-8493-7957-1 (hardcover : alk. paper) 1. Non-insulin-dependent diabetes. I. Goldstein, Barry J. II. Müller-Wieland, Dirk. III. Textbook of type 2 diabetes. IV. Title: Type two diabetes.

[DNLM: 1. Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2. WK 810 T9917 2007] RC662.18.T973 2007

616.4'62—dc22 2007026823

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