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Experimental Diabetes Research
Volume 2011, Article ID 163438, 2 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/163438
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Impact of Maternal Obesity and Diabetes on Long-Term Health of the Offspring

1Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Mississippi Medical Center, 2500 North State Street, Jackson, MS 39216, USA
2Women’s Health Research Center, University of Mississippi Medical Center, 2500 North State Street, Jackson, MS 39216, USA
3Division of Child Health, School of Clinical Sciences, Queen’s Medical Centre University Hospital, Nottingham NG7 2UH, UK
4Institute of Metabolic Science, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3EG, UK

Received 26 October 2011; Accepted 26 October 2011

Copyright © 2011 Christine Maric-Bilkan 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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