Dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors in the treatment of type 2 diabetes: A comparative review

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Dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors in the treatment of type 2 diabetes: A comparative review. / Deacon, Carolyn F.

In: Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism, Vol. 13, No. 1, 01.2011, p. 7-18.

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Deacon, CF 2011, 'Dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors in the treatment of type 2 diabetes: A comparative review', Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism, vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 7-18. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1463-1326.2010.01306.x

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Deacon, C. F. (2011). Dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors in the treatment of type 2 diabetes: A comparative review. Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism, 13(1), 7-18. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1463-1326.2010.01306.x

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Deacon CF. Dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors in the treatment of type 2 diabetes: A comparative review. Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism. 2011 Jan;13(1):7-18. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1463-1326.2010.01306.x

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Deacon, Carolyn F. / Dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors in the treatment of type 2 diabetes: A comparative review. In: Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism. 2011 ; Vol. 13, No. 1. pp. 7-18.

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