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C.F. Kettering Professor of Medicine, Chief, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Molecular Medicine Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL.
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Book Description McGraw Hill Higher Education, 1983. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M007049603X