The study explored the relationship between facial acne severity, age of patients, body mass and physical activity indexes. Acne severity has a significant relationship with age of patients but not body mass or physical activity indexes.
Objective: To explore the relationship between severity of acne with Age, Body Mass Index (BMI) and Physical Activity Index (PAI) of the patients.
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Patients from two tertiary referral hospitals were assessed to determine whether Type 2 diabetes mellitus was present in Jamaican diabetic youth. Type 2 diabetes accounted for 22% of cases. Obesity was the most important clinical predictor of Type 2 diabetes.
Objectives: To assess the frequency of youth onset Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2D) in Jamaica and the characteristics of youth with this form of diabetes.