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Journal of Aging Research
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 342650, 6 pages
Review Article

A Growing Troubling Triad: Diabetes, Aging, and Falls

Center for Lower Extremity Ambulatory Research (CLEAR), Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, 3333 Green Bay Road, North Chicago, IL 60064, USA

Received 5 December 2012; Accepted 11 January 2013

Academic Editor: Neil D. Reeves

Copyright © 2013 Ryan T. Crews 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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