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Diabetes teaching guide for people who use insulin by Hugo J. Hollerorth

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Published by Joslin Diabetes Center in Boston, Mass .
Written in English


  • Diabetes.,
  • Patient education.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementwritten by Hugo J. Hollerorth [in cooperation with] members of the Joslin Education Committee.
SeriesDiabetes teaching guide series
ContributionsJoslin Diabetes Center. Education Committee.
LC ClassificationsRC660 .H65 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination180 p. :
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1728317M
ISBN 101879091003
LC Control Number92032572

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