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lived experience of Type I diabetes implications for diabetes education by Cheri Ann Hernandez

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Written in English


  • Diabetes -- Psychological aspects.,
  • Diabetes -- Study and teaching.,
  • Diabetics.

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Statementby Cheri Ann Hernandez.
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 202 leaves.
Number of Pages202
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19555470M

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