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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 ...
Gaining the PROMIS perspective from children with nephrotic syndrome: a Midwest pediatric nephrology consortium study
Background and objectives Nephrotic syndrome (NS) represents a common disease in pediatric nephrology typified by a relapsing and remitting course and characterized by the presence of edema that can significantly affect ...
Quality of life and BMI changes in youth participating in an integrated pediatric obesity treatment program
Background Changes in Quality of Life (QOL) measures over time with treatment of obesity have not previously been described for youth. We describe the changes from baseline through two follow up visits in youth QOL (assessed ...