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Arthritis
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 432463, 13 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/432463
Review Article

Glucosamine for Osteoarthritis: Biological Effects, Clinical Efficacy, and Safety on Glucose Metabolism

1Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases Research Center, Faculty of Medicine, University of Zulia, Maracaibo 4004, Venezuela
2Institute of Clinical Immunology, University of Los Andes, Mérida 5101, Venezuela

Received 29 September 2013; Accepted 20 December 2013; Published 11 February 2014

Academic Editor: Jiri Vencovsky

Copyright © 2014 Juan Salazar et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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