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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 Gorski14, Bernhard Banas1, Christoph Wanner3, Bernhard K Krämer2, Iris M Heid45, Carsten A Böger1* and for the DIACORE Study Group

Author Affiliations

1 Department of Internal Medicine II, Nephrology, University Hospital Regensburg, Franz-Josef-Strauß-Allee 11, 93042, Regensburg, Germany

2 Department of Medicine, Nephrology, Endocrinology, Diabetology, Rheumatology; Universitätsmedizin Mannheim, Medical Faculty Mannheim, Heidelberg University, Theodor Kutzer Ufer 1-3, 68167, Mannheim, Germany

3 Department of Internal Medicine I, Division of Nephrology, University Hospital Würzburg, Oberdürrbacherstraße 6, 97080, Würzburg, Germany

4 Genetic Epidemiology, Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, University Regensburg, Franz-Josef-Strauß-Allee 11, 93042, Regensburg, Germany

5 Institute of Genetic Epidemiology, Helmholtz Zentrum München, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Ingolstädter Landstr. 1, 85764, Neuherberg, Germany

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BMC Medical Genetics 2013, 14:25  doi:10.1186/1471-2350-14-25

Published: 14 February 2013

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Additional file 1: Table S1:

Physical examination in the core phenotyping protocol. Table S2. Core laboratory parameters.

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