Preventing foot complications in diabetes – The St Vincent Declaration 25 years on

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  • Marie-France Kong Department of Diabetes, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Leicester General Hospital, Leicester, UK
  • Robert Gregory Department of Diabetes, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Leicester General Hospital, Leicester, UK

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.15277/bjdvd.2014.017

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2014-06-09

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