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International Journal of Pediatrics
Volume 2012, Article ID 541363, 11 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/541363
Review Article

A Review of the Potential for Cardiometabolic Dysfunction in Youth with Spina Bifida and the Role for Physical Activity and Structured Exercise

1Section of Diabetes & Endocrinology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73104, USA
2Section of Pediatric Urology, Department of Urology, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK 73104, USA

Received 8 December 2011; Revised 5 April 2012; Accepted 20 April 2012

Academic Editor: Maria A. Fragala-Pinkham

Copyright © 2012 Kevin R. Short and Dominic Frimberger. 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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