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Preliminary Data from ECS Highlights High Prevalence of Obesity

Data from the emerging ECHORN Cohort Study (ECS) was presented by ECHORN: Barbados Principal Investigator, Dr. Peter Adams, at a public lecture on February 4, 2016. Preliminary data from the ECS showed large numbers of adults across the four islands falling under the body mass index classification for overweight and obese. Findings were featured in the Barbados “Saturday Sun” and “Daily Nation” newspapers on February 6 and 8 respectively and on Barbados television stations.

PA_ad_2016Nation newspaper 06 Feb 2016