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  • Retraction Note
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Retraction Note: Low birth weight: causes and consequences

Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome20146:60

  • Received: 20 May 2014
  • Accepted: 20 May 2014
  • Published:

The original article was published in Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome 2013 5:49

This article [1] has been retracted by the Editor due to extensive overlap with a number of different previously published articles.


Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Internal Medicine, Bauru’s Diabetics Association, 17012-433 Bauru, São Paulo, Brazil
Department of Internal Medicine, Diabetes Unit, State University Hospital of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


  1. Negrato C, Gomes M: Low birth weight: causes and consequences. Diabetol Metab Syndr. 2013, 5: 49-10.1186/1758-5996-5-49.PubMed CentralView ArticlePubMedGoogle Scholar