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Journal of Diabetes Research
Volume 2016 (2016), Article ID 1219581, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/1219581
Research Article

Cost-Effectiveness of a Short Message Service Intervention to Prevent Type 2 Diabetes from Impaired Glucose Tolerance

1Department of Family Medicine and Primary Care, The University of Hong Kong, Ap Lei Chau, Hong Kong
2Department of Medicine and Rehabilitation, Tung Wah Eastern Hospital, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
3School of Nursing, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong

Received 12 June 2015; Accepted 14 September 2015

Academic Editor: Li-Wei Cho

Copyright © 2016 Carlos K. H. Wong 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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