What is it about?

With the modification of life habits faced by the whole society, we currently have a scenery of more sick people. In patients with Chagas disease this is unfortunately also getting worse. This study was developed with the objective and estimate the impact of these life changes in the daily life of sore patients. 361 individuals were recruited for research.

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Why is it important?

It is important to know about these impacts so that measures can be implemented to reduce these negative effects on patient health commitment.


This article was the result of my master's dissertation with the collaboration of the co -authors who were fundamental on this journey. In addition to being the closure of a cycle it brought an update on the clinical profile of patients who are periodically accompanied in the outpatient. Thus contributing to the care and care intended for themselves.

Isis Xavier
Fundação Oswaldo Cruz

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This page is a summary of: Prevalence of metabolic syndrome and associated factors among patients with chronic Chagas disease, PLoS ONE, April 2021, PLOS, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0249116.
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