Donald T. Freeman

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BACKGROUND Study of hypertension in segments of West African populations in transition toward Westernization may lead to better understanding of the high risk for hypertension among Westernized blacks. METHODS Five hundred fifty-nine urban civil servants, ages 25-54, were recruited from six ministries of Bendel State, Nigeria. Blood pressure, physical(More)
A neural network simulator was used for the recognition of the presence and location of the peak of wave V of the brain stem auditory evoked potential (BAEP) test. Waveforms selected from BAEPs performed in the last 4 years at the University of Pittsburgh Presbyterian University Hospital were digitized and sampled, and the resulting amplitudes were(More)
In this study, we examined the relationship of two common genetic markers in black populations, sickle cell trait and glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G-6-PD) deficiency, to cardiovascular risk factors. The subjects were Nigerian civil servants in Benin City, Nigeria. We measured blood pressure, height, weight, sickle cell hemoglobin, G-6-PD, proteinuria,(More)
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