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Sugar-Sweetened Beverage Consumption and Food Insecurity in Pediatric Patients with Obesity
Consumption of sugar sweetened beverages and food insecurity are both thought to contribute to the development of obesity. However, little is known about the quantity and quality of sugar-sweetened beverages consumed, the ...
Promising insights into the health related quality of life for children with severe obesity
Background Childhood obesity is a growing health concern known to adversely affect quality of life in children and adolescents. The Patient Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System (PROMIS) pediatric measures ...
Results From the Periodontitis and Vascular Events (PAVE) Study: A Pilot Multicentered, Randomized, Controlled Trial to Study Effects of Periodontal Therapy in a Secondary Prevention Model of Cardiovascular Disease
(East Carolina University, 2009-02)
Background- In the Periodontitis and Vascular Events (PAVE) pilot study, periodontal therapy was provided as an intervention in a secondary cardiac event prevention model through five coordinated cardiac-dental centers. ...