Journal of Comprehensive Pediatrics

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The Early Origins of Adult-Onset Diseases and the Role of the Pediatricians in Primary Prevention of Chronic Diseases

Roya Kelishadi 1 and Mohsen Masjedi 2 , *
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1 Department of Pediatrics, Child Growth and Development Research Center, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, IR Iran
2 Department of Immunology, School of Medicine, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, IR Iran
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  • Journal of Comprehensive Pediatrics: May 30, 2014, 5 (2); e17064
  • Published Online: May 25, 2014
  • Article Type: Editorial
  • Received: December 21, 2013
  • Accepted: May 18, 2014
  • DOI: 10.17795/compreped-17064

To Cite: Kelishadi R, Masjedi M. The Early Origins of Adult-Onset Diseases and the Role of the Pediatricians in Primary Prevention of Chronic Diseases, J Compr Ped. 2014 ; 5(2):e17064. doi: 10.17795/compreped-17064.

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