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The Pune Rural Intervention in Young Adolescents (PRIYA) study: design and methods of a randomised controlled trial

  • Kalyanaraman Kumaran1, 2,
  • Pallavi Yajnik1,
  • Himangi Lubree1,
  • Charudatta Joglekar1,
  • Dattatray Bhat1,
  • Prachi Katre1,
  • Suyog Joshi1,
  • Rasika Ladkat1,
  • Caroline Fall2 and
  • Chittaranjan Yajnik1Email authorView ORCID ID profile
BMC NutritionBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted20173:41

Received: 28 December 2016

Accepted: 4 March 2017

Published: 8 May 2017

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Original Submission
28 Dec 2016 Submitted Original manuscript
19 Feb 2017 Author responded Author comments - Kalyanaraman Kumaran
Resubmission - Version 2
19 Feb 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
4 Mar 2017 Editorially accepted
8 May 2017 Article published 10.1186/s40795-017-0143-5

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Authors’ Affiliations

Diabetes Unit, KEM Hospital Research Centre, Rasta Peth, India
MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK