Letters Ottawa rules, OK?

Rules are different in diabetes

BMJ 2009; 339 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b3507 (Published 01 September 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b3507
  1. Anthony P Coll, honorary consultant physician1
  1. 1Weston Diabetes and Endocrine Clinic, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge CB2 0QQ
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