Achile Mwira Bapolisi

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BACKGROUND Providing factual data about non-communicable diseases (NCDs) is of utmost importance in the sub-Saharan African countries where NCDs and arterial hypertension data remain scattered, scarce, and less representative given the region's heterogeneous population. Within this context, the interuniversity cooperation VLIR-UOS/Catholic University of(More)
BACKGROUND Waist circumference threshold values used in sub-Saharan Africa correspond to those of European populations and are therefore inappropriate. Thus, they may over predict insulin resistance, especially in hypertensive Africans, in whom there is often no association between blood pressure and insulin resistance. Using bioelectrical impedance(More)
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