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Differential prevalence and associations of overweight and obesity by gender and population group among school learners in South Africa : a cross-sectional study
(BioMed Central, 2017-07-17)
Background: Factors influencing the increasing prevalence of overweight/obesity among children and adolescents in sub-Saharan Africa remain unclear. We assessed the prevalence and determinants of overweight and obesity and ...
Platelet, monocyte and neutrophil activation and glucose tolerance in South African Mixed Ancestry individuals
(Nature Research, 2017)
Platelet activation has been described in patients with chronic inflammation, however in type 2 diabetes mellitus it remains controversial. We compared levels of platelet leucocyte aggregates, monocyte and granulocyte ...