Candice Roberts

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BACKGROUND Progressive neurological illnesses alter the health and well-being of people who experience them, and frequently lead to changes in the activities of both patients and their carers. Purpose. The current study investigated changes in work and recreational activities among people with four of these illnesses. METHOD In total, the following(More)
The current study investigated the types of support networks and services accessed by people with progressive neurological illness, as well as the assessment of the usefulness of these services. The participants were 25 people with multiple sclerosis, 15 people with motor neurone disease, 23 people with Parkinson's disease, and six people with Huntington's(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the impact of nutritional counseling on lipoprotein profiles in dyslipoproteinemic children. DESIGN Retrospective case review. SETTING An academic hospital-based pediatric lipid clinic in Boston, Mass. PARTICIPANTS One hundred four newly referred children with primary dyslipoproteinemia. INTERVENTIONS Nutritional(More)
OBJECTIVE Little is known about injecting drug use (IDU) and blood-borne viral (BBV) infection in rural Australia. METHOD These repeat cross-sectional studies were conducted during a two-week period in July and October-November 1998 at the Darwin needle exchange, with 129 and 121 respondents respectively. RESULTS The commonest drug of choice was heroin,(More)
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