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Does Diabetes Prevention Pay for Itself? : Evaluation of the M.O.B.I.L.I.S. Program for Obese Persons

Does Diabetes Prevention Pay for Itself? : Evaluation of the M.O.B.I.L.I.S. Program for Obese Persons

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HÄUSSLER, Jan, Friedrich BREYER, 2014. Does Diabetes Prevention Pay for Itself? : Evaluation of the M.O.B.I.L.I.S. Program for Obese Persons

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