Gesina M Oosthuizen

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OBJECTIVE To determine and compare the prevalence of ischaemic heart disease (IHD) risk factors in a rural and an urban black population. DESIGN A survey to determine the prevalence of hypertension, diabetes mellitus, smoking, obesity, central obesity and dyslipidaemia in black subjects 25 years and older. SETTING The indigenous black populations of(More)
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the nutritional status of HIV-1 seropositive patients with regards to laboratory parameters; the correlation between nutrient intake and actual values of nutrients, as well as the relationship between malnutrition and disease progression. DESIGN A cross sectional study. SETTING The Immunology Clinic at the Pelonomi Hospital in(More)
OBJECTIVE To estimate and compare the percentage of body fat in Black South Africans by underwater weighing (using three different equations), skinfold thicknesses measurements and bioelectrical impedance, in order to ascertain whether existing equations for body fat estimation apply to this racial group. DESIGN Blind comparison of techniques. SETTING(More)
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