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Prevalence of cardiovascular diseases and associated risk factors in a rural black population of South Africa
Background To determine the prevalence and associated risk factors of cardiovascular diseases in a rural adult black population from Limpopo Province in South Africa. Design A cross-sectional study.Expand
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Prevalence and determinants of stunting and overweight in 3-year-old black South African children residing in the Central Region of Limpopo Province, South Africa.
OBJECTIVES To determine the prevalence of stunting, wasting and overweight and their determinants in 3-year-old children in the Central Region of Limpopo Province, South Africa. DESIGN ProspectiveExpand
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Enabling the genomic revolution in Africa
H3Africa is developing capacity for health-related genomics research in Africa Our understanding of genome biology, genomics, and disease, and even human history, has advanced tremendously with theExpand
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Feeding practices and growth of infants from birth to 12 months in the central region of the Limpopo Province of South Africa.
OBJECTIVE We evaluated feeding practices and growth patterns of infants in the central region of the Limpopo Province over the first 12 mo of life. METHODS A follow-up study on a cohort of termExpand
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Seasonal variation in dietary intake of the adult population of dikgale
Objectives. To investigate the dietary intake of an adult population in a rural area of the Northern Province and to determine whether dietary intake is influenced by seasonal change. Design.Expand
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The ratio of serum transferrin receptor and serum ferritin in the diagnosis of iron status
Laboratory tests used in the diagnosis of iron status lack specificity in defining iron deficiency anaemia (IDA) and anaemia of inflammation (AI). The serum transferrin receptor (sTfR) may provideExpand
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The Prevalence and Determinants of Chronic Non-Communicable Disease Risk Factors amongst Adults in the Dikgale Health Demographic and Surveillance System (HDSS) Site, Limpopo Province of South Africa
Background The aim of the study was to determine the prevalence and determinants of chronic non-communicable disease (NCD) risk factors in a rural community in the Limpopo Province of South Africa.Expand
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Prevalence of gestational diabetes mellitus and the effect of weight on measures of insulin secretion and insulin resistance in third‐trimester pregnant rural women residing in the Central Region of
Aims  To examine the prevalence of gestational diabetes in third‐trimester pregnant women as well as to assess their insulin secretion and insulin resistance (IR).
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Assessment of cardiovascular risk factors in people with HIV infection treated with ART in rural South Africa: a cross sectional study
AbstractBackgroundThe risk of cardiovascular diseases (CVD) in human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infected people on antiretroviral therapy (ART) from some rural parts of Africa is not well known. WeExpand
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The perceptions and perspectives of patients and health care providers on chronic diseases management in rural South Africa: a qualitative study
BackgroundPreventive health care represents the future for health care delivery in South Africa to improve management of chronic diseases as this has been implemented for some time in severalExpand
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