Rosalie Visser

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OBJECTIVE To assess the relationship of patients' medication beliefs and treatment complexity with unintentional and intentional non-adherence for three therapeutic groups commonly used by patients with type 2 diabetes. METHODS Survey data about adherence (Medication Adherence Report Scale) and beliefs about medicines (Beliefs about Medicines(More)
The purpose of this phenomenological analysis was to describe perceptions of women with irritable bowel syndrome regarding the relationship of diet to their symptoms. Thirty-five women ages 18-45 with a medical diagnosis of irritable bowel syndrome or symptoms compatible with a diagnosis of irritable bowel syndrome were interviewed and completed(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of overweight among school children in Bonaire, an island in the Caribbean, and to obtain clues for prevention of overweight. METHODS In a cross-sectional school-based study, weight and height were measured in all 4-16-year old children in Bonaire (n = 2148). Body mass index was categorized as defined by the(More)
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