Diabetes educational materials for adults with limited reading skills

selected annotations by National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse (U.S.)

Publisher: Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Arthritis, Metabolism, and Digestive Diseases, National Diabetes Information Clearinghouse in Bethesda, Md

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Edition Notes

Aug. 1979

The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 9 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14649052M

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