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Oblem in Brazil. Thus, it is urgent to implement measures for the eradication of this endemic disease and for the control of its sequels. Keywords Physical, Disability, Leprosy O113 Quality of life and self-esteem in type 1 and type 2 diabetes mellitus patients Ilda Cardoso1,2, Ana Galhardo1,3, Fernanda Daniel1,4, V or Rodrigues1,2 1 Instituto Superior Miguel Torga, Coimbra, 3000-132, Portugal; 2Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, 3000-548 Coimbra, Portugal; 3Centro de Investiga o do PubMed ID:https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26119186 N leo de Estudos e Interven o Cognitivo Comportamental, Universidade de Coimbra, 3001-802 Coimbra, Portugal; 4 Centre for Health Studies and Research, University of Coimbra, 3004-512 Coimbra, Portugal Correspondence: Ilda Cardoso (ildamassano@ismt.pt) ?Instituto Superior Miguel Torga, PubMed ID:https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28520924 Coimbra, 3000-132, Portugal BMC Health Services Research 2016, 16(Suppl 3):O113 Background Diabetes mellitus (DM) is one of the most prevalent chronic diseases, being responsible for AICAR high rates of morbidity and mortality. In Portugal its prevalence is about 12.7 . Quality of life (Qol) can be influenced by the individual physical and mental health, social environment and personal beliefs. Self-esteem is related to the sense of personal value or self-worth and may be a relevant aspect of coping with chronic disease. Objectives: To explore the existence of differences between type 1 and type 2 diabetes patients regarding Qol and self-esteem. Gender differences in these two groups of patients were also investigated. Methods Participants were 333 with a DM diagnosis for over a year who completed World Health Organization Quality of Life (WHOQOL-Bref) and the Rosenberg Self-Esteem (RSE]. The study had a cross-sectional design. Results Patients with type 1 DM show significant higher scores in all Qol dimensions as well as in self-esteem (p < 0.05) when compared to type 2 DM patients. Concerning gender differences type 1 male patientsand type 1 female patients do not differ. When considering type 2 DM, men score significantly higher than women in self-esteem (p = 0.002) and in general Qol (p = 0.036), physical (p = 0.008), psychological (p < 0.001) and environment (p = 0.001) dimensions. Conclusions Independently of being male or female type 1 DM patients show better Qol and higher self-esteem. Regarding type 2 DM it seems important to integrate Qol and self-esteem in the overall treatment approach, particularly with women. Keywords Diabetes mellitus, self-esteem, quality of life, gender differences O114 Cross-cultural comparison of gross motor coordination in children from Brazil and Portugal Leonardo Luz1, Tatiana Luz1, Maur io R. Ramos2, Dayse C. Medeiros3, Bruno M. Carmo1, Andr?Seabra4, Cristina Padez5, Manuel C. Silva5 1 Universidade Federal de Alagoas, Macei? 57072-900, Alagoas, Brasil; 2 Instituto Federal de Alagoas, Macei? 57035-660, Alagoas, Brasil; 3Centro Universit io Cesmac, Macei? 57051-160, Alagoas, Brasil; 4Universidade do Porto, Porto, 4099-002, Portugal; 5Universidade de Coimbra, Coimbra, 3004-504, Portugal Correspondence: Leonardo Luz (ltluz@ig.com.br) ?Universidade Federal de Alagoas, Macei? 57072-900, Alagoas, Brasil BMC Health Services Research 2016, 16(Suppl 3):O114 Background Motor coordination is an important predictor of physical activity and health in childhood. However, childhood competence levels in many countries are lower than desired. Due to the many different motor skill instruments in use, children's motor coordination across countries is rar.
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