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Cardiac autonomic neuropathy in patients with diabetes mellitus 
Gerasimos Dimitropoulos, Abd A Tahrani, Martin J Stevens 
World J Diabetes 5(1):17-39. Published online Feb 15, 2014. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v5.i1.17
Original Article
Identification and differentiation of PDX1 β-cell progenitors within the human pancreatic epithelium 
Karen L Seeberger, Sarah J Anderson, Cara E Ellis, Telford Y Yeung, Gregory S Korbutt 
World J Diabetes 5(1):59-68. Published online Feb 15, 2014. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v5.i1.59
Brief Article
Starting glargine in insulin-naïve type 2 diabetic patients based on body mass index is safe 
Denise R Franco, Juliana Baptista, Fatima RM Abreu, Risoneide B Batista, Freddy G Eliaschewitz 
World J Diabetes 5(1):69-75. Published online Feb 15, 2014. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v5.i1.69
Rationale, design and baseline patient characteristics of the optimal type 2 diabetes management including benchmarking and standard treatment study in Greece 
Michael S Kostapanos, Vasilis Tsimihodimos, Moses S Elisaf, Emmanouil Tzouvelekis, Nikos Nikas 
World J Diabetes 5(1):76-83. Published online Feb 15, 2014. doi: 10.4239/wjd.v5.i1.76