R H Parkes

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OBJECTIVE To assess the effect of diabetes mellitus type on conventional and novel cardiovascular risk factors in patients, diagnosed with diabetes from two major referral hospitals in Jamaica, before age 25 years and with diabetes duration < 6 years. METHODS Participants were classified based on the presence of GAD-65 and IA-2 autoantibodies, C-peptide,(More)
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. METHODS Patients from two major referral hospitals, diagnosed with diabetes before age 25 years and < 6 years prior to the study, were evaluated. Classification was based on the presence of GAD-65 and(More)
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The prevalence of diabetes and other autoantibodies in patients with recently diagnosed youth onset diabetes was evaluated. Fifty-seven patients (95% black, age 19 +/- 5 years, 36% male, diabetes duration 2.6 +/- 2.2 years) were clinically diagnosed as having type 1 (n = 35), type 2 (n = 13) and lipoatrophic diabetes (n = 3) while 6 remained untyped. GAD65(More)
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