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Quality of Life in Caribbean Youth with Diabetes

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250–6
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This report presenst results from the first study in the Caribbean to assess health- related quality of life in a young diabetic population using a diabetes specific quality of life scale (Diabetes-39).

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Background: As the prevalence of youth onset diabetes in Jamaica increases, the impact of this disease on Health Related Quality of life (QOL) needs to be evaluated.

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e-Published: 18 Sep, 2013

Building Human Capacity through Early Childhood Intervention: The Child Development Research Programme at the Tropical Medicine Research Institute, The University of the West Indies, Kingston, Jamaica

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316–22
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Research in child development at the Tropical Metabolism Research Unit, Jamaica, has expanded from development of severely malnourished children, to undernourished and other disadvantaged children as well as school-aged children. This extensive work has provided increasing evidence of the importance of early childhood development and informed the work and policies of international agencies.

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e-Published: 21 Aug, 2013
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