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Study design of DIACORE (DIAbetes COhoRtE) – a cohort study of patients with diabetes mellitus type 2

  • Lena Dörhöfer1,
  • Alexander Lammert2,
  • Vera Krane3,
  • Mathias Gorski1, 4,
  • Bernhard Banas1,
  • Christoph Wanner3,
  • Bernhard K Krämer2,
  • Iris M Heid4, 5,
  • Carsten A Böger1Email author and
  • for the DIACORE Study Group
BMC Medical Genetics201314:25

Received: 29 September 2012

Accepted: 25 January 2013

Published: 14 February 2013

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29 Sep 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
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Resubmission - Version 2
11 Dec 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
25 Jan 2013 Editorially accepted
14 Feb 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2350-14-25

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Internal Medicine II, Nephrology, University Hospital Regensburg
Department of Medicine, Nephrology, Endocrinology, Diabetology, Rheumatology, Universitätsmedizin Mannheim, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University
Department of Internal Medicine I, Division of Nephrology, University Hospital Würzburg
Genetic Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University Regensburg
Institute of Genetic Epidemiology, Helmholtz Zentrum München, German Research Center for Environmental Health