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High glycemic load diet, milk and ice cream consumption are related to acne vulgaris in Malaysian young adults: a case control study

  • Noor Hasnani Ismail1,
  • Zahara Abdul Manaf1Email author and
  • Noor Zalmy Azizan2
BMC Dermatology201212:13

Received: 30 January 2012

Accepted: 9 August 2012

Published: 16 August 2012

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Original Submission
30 Jan 2012 Submitted Original manuscript
11 Mar 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Bodo Melnik
26 Jun 2012 Reviewed Reviewer Report - Alan Barclay
29 Jul 2012 Author responded Author comments - Zahara Abdul Manaf
Resubmission - Version 2
29 Jul 2012 Submitted Manuscript version 2
9 Aug 2012 Editorially accepted
16 Aug 2012 Article published 10.1186/1471-5945-12-13

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Authors’ Affiliations

Dietetic Program, School of Healthcare Sciences, Faculty of Health Sciences, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia
Department of Dermatology, Hospital Kuala Lumpur