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ey0019.13-11 | Diabetes | ESPEYB19

13.11. Validation study and outcomes of the diabetes quality of life in youth instrument in Haitian youth with type 1 diabetes residing in Haiti

Y Victor , V Lorgeat , B Coriolan , Z Kamal , R Vincent , JE von Oettingen , K Altenor Can J Diabetes 2022: 46; 32e39. doi: 10.1016/j.jcjd.2021.04.010Brief Summary: This validation study and survey showed that the Diabetes Quality of Life for Youth (DQOLY) questionnaire and the EuroQol Visual Analogue Scale (EQ-VAS) are valid measures of Health-Related Quality of Life in Haitian youth with type 1 ...

ey0015.13-13 | Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes in Resource-Limited Settings | ESPEYB15

13.13 High Rates of Ocular Complications in a Cohort of Haitian Children and Adolescents with Diabetes

ME Robinson , K Altenor , C Carpenter , R Bonnell , E Jean-Baptiste , J von Oettingen

To read the full abstract: Pediatr Diabetes 2018; 19: (6) 1124In this cross-sectional study performed in Haiti, the authors found that 18% of the children and adolescents with diabetes had signs of retinopathy and that 16% had a cataract. This prevalence is clearly much higher than reported in young patients with diabetes living in high-income countries. Importantly, ocular complications occurred ea...