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Cardiovascular Disease: Epidemiology and risk factors

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26-29
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e-Published: 25 Apr, 2017

Lower Extremity Amputations in Barbados: 1999 and 2009 — Has the Situation Changed?

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10.7727/wimj.2016.002
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282–6
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Since the seminal publication that established Barbados as the amputation capitol of the world, there has been no follow-up to the amputation rates on the Island. Here, we show a 10-year change in the lower extremity amputation rates.

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11 Jan, 2016
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e-Published: 23 Feb, 2016

The Road to the United Nations High Level Meeting on Chronic Non-communicable Diseases

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384–6
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The United Nations High Level Meeting (UNHLM) will be an historic event where world leaders will address the increasing global burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs). Its mandate is ‘to address the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases worldwide, with a particular focus on developmental and other challenges, and social and economic impacts, particularly for developing countries’. The Caribbean has played a leadership role in convening the UNHLM and, as a region significantly impacted by the NCD epidemic, may potentially benefit from the meeting outcomes.
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e-Published: 29 Jan, 2014

Glaucoma in the English-speaking Caribbean

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459–63
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This article reviews the work of the Barbados Eye Studies, their contribution to the epidemiology and public health importance of glaucoma in the Englishspeaking Caribbean, and suggests policies to improve detection and management of the disease.
 
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e-Published: 03 Feb, 2014
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