Samuel Kaluvya

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This community-based, qualitative study conducted in rural Kisesa District, Tanzania, explores perceptions and experiences of barriers to accessing the national antiretroviral programme among self-identified HIV-positive persons. Part of wider operations research around local introduction of HIV therapy, the study involved consultation with villagers and(More)
Altered lipoprotein composition may be a better predictor of cardiovascular disease than modestly increased serum lipid concentrations, although possible interactions between lipoprotein composition, obesity, and insulinemia have not been fully elucidated. Therefore, we investigated the association between different measures of insulinemia and lipoproteins(More)
Hyperinsulinaemia is said to be a risk factor for cardiovascular disease, but the extent to which different insulinaemic measures are associated with vascular risk factors in ostensibly healthy individuals, and whether they operate independently in men and women, remains uncertain. The association between risk factors and various insulinaemic measures was(More)
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