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Anthropometric Parameters: Obesity and Metabolic Risks for Non-communicable Diseases among Adolescent Swimmers

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2015.259
Pages: 
31-8
Synopsis: 
A cohort of 220 swimmers in Trinidad and Tobago was selected via quota sampling and measured using anthropometric indices to assess obesity and metabolic risks for non-communicable diseases among adolescent swimmers.

ABSTRACT

Objective: To assess obesity and metabolic risks for non-communicable diseases among adolescent swimmers.

Methods: A cohort of 220 swimmers was selected at their respective swimming clubs via quota sampling and measured using various anthropometric parameters, which were then compared with standard cut-off points for the various age groups.

Accepted: 
10 Aug, 2015
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e-Published: 29 Dec, 2015

Nutritional Knowledge, Attitude, and Practice among Patients with Type 2 Diabetes in Trinidad and Tobago

Issue: 
DOI: 
10.7727/wimj.2014.287
Pages: 
170–6
Synopsis: 
A cohort of 122 patients was selected via quota sampling and surveyed using a structured questionnaire to assess knowledge, attitude, and practice in relation to their disease and to compare these attributes between patients receiving or not receiving nutrition counselling.

ABSTRACT

Objectives: To assess knowledge, attitude and practice in relation to their disease among patients with Type 2 diabetes mellitus in one regional health district in Trinidad and Tobago and to compare these attributes between patients receiving/not receiving nutrition counselling.

Accepted: 
29 Oct, 2014
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e-Published: 06 May, 2015
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