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Diet with greater inflammatory potential is associated with higher prevalence of fatty liver among US adults.

Eur J Clin Nutr 2019 Dec 19;73(12):1653-1656. Epub 2018 Nov 19.

Non-Communicable Disease Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council and University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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December 2019

The discriminatory power of visceral adipose tissue area vs anthropometric measures as a diagnostic marker for metabolic syndrome in South African women.

Diabetol Metab Syndr 2019 8;11:93. Epub 2019 Nov 8.

4Non-Communicable Diseases Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Francie van Zijl Drive, Parow Valley, Cape Town, 7505 South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13098-019-0483-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6839066PMC
November 2019

Changes in Obesity Phenotype Distribution in Mixed-ancestry South Africans in Cape Town Between 2008/09 and 2014/16.

Front Endocrinol (Lausanne) 2019 6;10:753. Epub 2019 Nov 6.

Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Science, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fendo.2019.00753DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6851026PMC
November 2019

Burden of non-communicable diseases in sub-Saharan Africa, 1990-2017: results from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017.

Lancet Glob Health 2019 Oct;7(10):e1375-e1387

School of Public Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, QLD, Australia; Queensland Centre for Mental Health Research, Brisbane, QLD, Australia; Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(19)30374-2DOI Listing
October 2019

Associations between body fat distribution and cardiometabolic risk factors in mixed-ancestry South African women and men.

Cardiovasc J Afr 2019 Sep 12;30:1-10. Epub 2019 Sep 12.

Non-Communicable Diseases Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Parow, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5830/CVJA-2019-028DOI Listing
September 2019

Higher adherence to plant-based diets are associated with lower likelihood of fatty liver.

Clin Nutr 2019 Aug 21;38(4):1672-1677. Epub 2018 Aug 21.

Non-Communicable Disease Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council and University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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August 2019

Differential burden of peripheral artery disease.

Lancet Glob Health 2019 Aug;7(8):e980-e981

Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA.

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August 2019

The Association of Red Meat Intake with Inflammation and Circulating Intermediate Biomarkers of Type 2 Diabetes Is Mediated by Central Adiposity.

Br J Nutr 2019 Aug 22:1-20. Epub 2019 Aug 22.

School of Life Sciences, The University of Nottingham Medical School, Queen's Medical Centre, Nottingham, NG7 2UH, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0007114519002149DOI Listing
August 2019

The prevalence of insufficient iodine intake in pregnancy in Africa: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Syst Rev 2019 Aug 22;8(1):209. Epub 2019 Aug 22.

Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13643-019-1092-7DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6706900PMC
August 2019

Associations between serum lipophilic antioxidants levels and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease are moderated by adiposity.

Eur J Clin Nutr 2019 Jul 4;73(7):1088-1090. Epub 2019 Jun 4.

Non-Communicable Disease Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council and University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41430-019-0413-1DOI Listing
July 2019

Accuracy and precision of four main glucometers used in a Sub-Saharan African Country: a cross-sectional study.

Pan Afr Med J 2019 14;32:118. Epub 2019 Mar 14.

South African Medical Research Council and University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11604/pamj.2019.32.118.15553DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6561013PMC
July 2019

A diagnostic algorithm for pulmonary hypertension due to left heart disease in resource-limited settings: can busy clinicians adopt a simple, practical approach?

Cardiovasc J Afr 2019 Jan/Feb 23;30(1):61-67. Epub 2018 Nov 30.

Hatter Institute for Cardiovascular Research in Africa, South African Medical Research Council Cape Heart Centre, IDM, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5830/CVJA-2018-042DOI Listing
June 2019

Association between school-level attributes and weight status of Ghanaian primary school children.

BMC Public Health 2019 May 15;19(1):577. Epub 2019 May 15.

School of Public Health, Faculty of Community and Health Sciences, University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6521351PMC
May 2019

Pulmonary hypertension as seen in a rural area in sub-Saharan Africa: high prevalence, late clinical presentation and a high short-term mortality rate during follow up.

Cardiovasc J Afr 2018 Jul/Aug 23;29(4):208-212. Epub 2018 Jul 7.

NIH Millennium Fogarty Chronic Disease Leadership Programme; Hatter Institute for Cardiovascular Research in Africa, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5830/CVJA-2018-007DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6291806PMC
April 2019

Prevalence and correlates of overweight and obesity among school children in an urban district in Ghana.

BMC Obes 2019 1;6:14. Epub 2019 Apr 1.

3Non-communicable Disease Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6442428PMC
April 2019

Dyslipidaemia in Africa-comment on a recent systematic review - Authors' reply.

Lancet Glob Health 2019 Mar 12;7(3):e308-e309. Epub 2018 Dec 12.

Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town and Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa; Non-communicable Disease Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa. Electronic address:

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March 2019

Protocol for systematic review and meta-analysis of sex hormones and diabetes risk in ageing men and women of African ancestry.

BMJ Open 2019 01 3;9(1):e024446. Epub 2019 Jan 3.

Medical Research Council/WITS Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit (DPHRU), Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6326342PMC
January 2019

Inverse association between serum antioxidant levels and inflammatory markers is moderated by adiposity: a report based on a large representative population sample of American adults.

Br J Nutr 2018 12 31;120(11):1272-1278. Epub 2018 Oct 31.

5Department of Hypertension,Chair of Nephrology and Hypertension,Medical University of Lodz,90-549 Lodz, Poland.

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December 2018

Non-communicable diseases surveillance: overview of magnitude and determinants in Kenya from STEPwise approach survey of 2015.

BMC Public Health 2018 Nov 7;18(Suppl 3):1224. Epub 2018 Nov 7.

Diabetic Medicine and Endocrinology, University of Cape Town, J47/86 Old Main Building Groote Schuur Hospital, Observatory, Cape Town, 7925, South Africa.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6218983PMC
November 2018

Prevalence of childhood and adolescent overweight and obesity in Asian countries: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Arch Med Sci 2018 Oct 19;14(6):1185-1203. Epub 2018 Oct 19.

Non-Communicable Disease Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council and University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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https://www.termedia.pl/doi/10.5114/aoms.2018.79001
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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6209725PMC
October 2018

Association of dietary patterns of American adults with bone mineral density and fracture.

Public Health Nutr 2018 09 21;21(13):2417-2423. Epub 2018 May 21.

4College Pharmacy & Nutrition,School of Public Health,Saskatoon SK,Canada.

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September 2018

Dietary inflammatory index and cardiometabolic risk in US adults.

Atherosclerosis 2018 09 15;276:23-27. Epub 2018 Feb 15.

Department of Hypertension, Chair of Nephrology and Hypertension, Medical University of Lodz, Poland; Healthy Aging Research Centre (HARC), Lodz, Poland; Cardiovascular Research Centre, University of Zielona Gora, Zielona Gora, Poland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.atherosclerosis.2018.02.020DOI Listing
September 2018

Prevalence of dyslipidaemia among adults in Africa: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Lancet Glob Health 2018 09;6(9):e998-e1007

Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town and Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa; Non-communicable Disease Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2214-109X(18)30275-4DOI Listing
September 2018

Adiposity mediates the association between whole grain consumption, glucose homeostasis and insulin resistance: findings from the US NHANES.

Lipids Health Dis 2018 Sep 17;17(1):219. Epub 2018 Sep 17.

Department of Hypertension, Chair of Nephrology and Hypertension, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12944-018-0805-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6142682PMC
September 2018

Prevalence and predictive value of electrocardiographic abnormalities in pulmonary hypertension: evidence from the Pan-African Pulmonary Hypertension Cohort (PAPUCO) study.

Cardiovasc J Afr 2017 Nov/Dec 23;28(6):370-376. Epub 2017 Oct 11.

Hatter Institute for Cardiovascular Research in Africa, SAMRC Cape Heart Centre, IDM, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa; Soweto Cardiovascular Research Heart Unit (SOCRU),Department of Medicine, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5830/CVJA-2017-020DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5885050PMC
August 2018

Association Between Plasma Trans-Fatty Acid Concentrations and Measures of Glucose Homeostasis and Cardiovascular Risk Factors in Adults in NHANES 1999-2000.

Angiology 2018 Aug 14;69(7):630-637. Epub 2017 Dec 14.

5 Department of Hypertension, Chair of Nephrology and Hypertension, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0003319717745987DOI Listing
August 2018

Tobacco cessation in low- and middle-income countries: some challenges and opportunities.

Addiction 2018 08 17;113(8):1390-1391. Epub 2018 Apr 17.

Non-communicable Diseases Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Duban, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/add.14214DOI Listing
August 2018

Food Patterns are Associated with Likelihood of CKD in US Adults.

Sci Rep 2018 Jul 16;8(1):10696. Epub 2018 Jul 16.

Non-Communicable Disease Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council and University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-27365-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6048067PMC
July 2018

Serum lipophilic antioxidants levels are associated with leucocyte telomere length among US adults.

Lipids Health Dis 2018 Jul 20;17(1):164. Epub 2018 Jul 20.

Department of Hypertension, Chair of Nephrology and Hypertension, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12944-018-0781-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6054751PMC
July 2018

Food Security and Leukocyte Telomere Length in Adult Americans.

Oxid Med Cell Longev 2017 29;2017:5427657. Epub 2017 Aug 29.

College of Pharmacy and Nutrition, University of Saskatchewan, 104 Clinic Drive, Saskatoon, SK, Canada S7N 2Z4.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5603122PMC
May 2018

Analysis of rural health centres preparedness for the management of diabetic patients in Malawi.

BMC Res Notes 2018 May 2;11(1):267. Epub 2018 May 2.

Non Communicable Diseases Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council & University of Cape Town, Capetown, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13104-018-3369-7DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5932777PMC
May 2018

Lipid accumulation product and visceral adiposity index are associated with dietary patterns in adult Americans.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2018 May;97(19):e0322

Non-Communicable Disease Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council and University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000010322DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5959400PMC
May 2018

Challenges of Cardiovascular Disease Risk Evaluation in People Living With HIV Infection.

Circulation 2018 05;137(21):2215-2217

Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town & Groote Schuur Hospital, South Africa (A.P.K., M.N.).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.118.033913DOI Listing
May 2018

Association between plasma trans fatty acids concentrations and leucocyte telomere length in US adults.

Eur J Clin Nutr 2018 04 2;72(4):581-586. Epub 2018 Mar 2.

Non-Communicable Disease Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council and University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/s41430-017-0065-yDOI Listing
April 2018

Lipid accumulation product and triglycerides/glucose index are useful predictors of insulin resistance.

J Diabetes Complications 2018 03 21;32(3):266-270. Epub 2017 Oct 21.

Department of Hypertension, Chair of Nephrology and Hypertension, Medical University of Lodz, Poland; Polish Mother's Memorial Hospital Research Institute (PMMHRI), Lodz, Poland; Cardiovascular Research Centre, University of Zielona Gora, Zielona Gora, Poland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jdiacomp.2017.10.007DOI Listing
March 2018

Levels of physical activity are correlated with intima media ratio in subjects without but not with metabolic syndrome: A study of Iranians without a history of cardiovascular events.

Diabetes Metab Syndr 2017 Apr - Jun;11(2):99-102. Epub 2016 Aug 23.

Brighton & Sussex Medical School, Division of Medical Education, Rm 342, Mayfield House, University of Brighton, BN1 9PH, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dsx.2016.08.001DOI Listing
February 2018

Effects of selected dietary constituents on high-sensitivity C-reactive protein levels in U.S. adults.

Ann Med 2018 02 23;50(1):1-6. Epub 2017 May 23.

f Department of Hypertension, Chair of Nephrology and Hypertension , Medical University of Lodz , Lodz , Poland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/07853890.2017.1325967DOI Listing
February 2018

Telomere Length Is Associated With Cardiometabolic Factors in US Adults.

Angiology 2018 Feb 6;69(2):164-169. Epub 2017 Jun 6.

6 Department of Hypertension, Chair of Nephrology and Hypertension, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland.

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February 2018

Effects of coenzyme Q10 supplementation on plasma C-reactive protein concentrations: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

Pharmacol Res 2018 02 25;128:130-136. Epub 2017 Aug 25.

Department of Hypertension, Chair of Nephrology and Hypertension, Medical University of Lodz, Poland; Polish Mother's Memorial Hospital Research Institute (PMMHRI), Lodz, Poland; Cardiovascular Research Centre, University of Zielona Gora, Zielona Gora, Poland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.phrs.2017.08.011DOI Listing
February 2018

NT-pro BNP and plasma-soluble ST2 as promising biomarkers for hypertension, hypertensive heart disease and heart failure in sub-Saharan Africa.

Cardiovasc J Afr 2017 Nov/Dec;28(6):406-407

Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, and Non-Communicable Diseases Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa.

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February 2018

Impact of Zinc Supplementation on the Clinical Outcomes of Patients with Severe Head Trauma: A Double-Blind Randomized Clinical Trial.

J Diet Suppl 2018 Jan 3;15(1):1-10. Epub 2017 May 3.

a Department of Nutrition, School of Medicine , Mashhad University of Medical Sciences , Mashhad , Iran.

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January 2018

Incidence of seizure in stroke patients treated with recombinant tissue plasminogen activator: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Int J Stroke 2017 12 5;12(9):923-931. Epub 2017 Sep 5.

3 Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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December 2017

Dietary food patterns and glucose/insulin homeostasis: a cross-sectional study involving 24,182 adult Americans.

Lipids Health Dis 2017 Oct 4;16(1):192. Epub 2017 Oct 4.

Department of Hypertension, Chair of Nephrology and Hypertension, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5628497PMC
October 2017

Telomere attrition, kidney function, and prevalent chronic kidney disease in the United States.

Oncotarget 2017 Oct 8;8(46):80175-80181. Epub 2017 Sep 8.

Department of Hypertension, Chair of Nephrology and Hypertension, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz, Poland.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.18632/oncotarget.20706DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5655188PMC
October 2017

Recurrent Stroke and Early Mortality in an Urban Medical Unit in Cameroon.

J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis 2017 Aug 14;26(8):1689-1694. Epub 2017 Apr 14.

Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa; Medical Research Council of South Africa, Cape Town, South Africa. Electronic address:

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August 2017

Diabetes in sub-Saharan Africa: from clinical care to health policy.

Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol 2017 08 5;5(8):622-667. Epub 2017 Jul 5.

Chronic Disease Initiative for Africa, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2213-8587(17)30181-XDOI Listing
August 2017

The relationship of plasma Trans fatty acids with dietary inflammatory index among US adults.

Lipids Health Dis 2017 Aug 4;16(1):147. Epub 2017 Aug 4.

Non-Communicable Diseases Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council and University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12944-017-0527-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5545014PMC
August 2017

Global Cardiovascular and Renal Outcomes of Reduced GFR.

J Am Soc Nephrol 2017 Jul 13;28(7):2167-2179. Epub 2017 Apr 13.

Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1681/ASN.2016050562DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5491277PMC
July 2017

Effect of bariatric surgery on adiposity and metabolic profiles: A prospective cohort study in Middle-Eastern patients.

World J Diabetes 2017 Jul;8(7):374-380

Mohsen Mazidi, Key State Laboratory of Molecular Developmental Biology, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing 100049, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4239/wjd.v8.i7.374DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5507835PMC
July 2017

Inflammatory Markers Are Positively Associated with Serum -Fatty Acids in an Adult American Population.

J Nutr Metab 2017 11;2017:3848201. Epub 2017 Jul 11.

Non-Communicable Disease Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council and University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2017/3848201DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5525085PMC
July 2017

SAR1a promoter polymorphisms are not associated with fetal hemoglobin in patients with sickle cell disease from Cameroon.

BMC Res Notes 2017 May 12;10(1):183. Epub 2017 May 12.

Division of Human Genetics, Department of Pathology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Anzio Road, Observatory, Cape Town, 7925, Republic of South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s13104-017-2502-3DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5427596PMC
May 2017

Effect of Sodium-Glucose Cotransport-2 Inhibitors on Blood Pressure in People With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of 43 Randomized Control Trials With 22 528 Patients.

J Am Heart Assoc 2017 May 25;6(6). Epub 2017 May 25.

Non-Communicable Disease Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council and University of Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.116.004007DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5669140PMC
May 2017

Chronic kidney disease in low-income to middle-income countries: the case for increased screening.

BMJ Glob Health 2017 29;2(2):e000256. Epub 2017 May 29.

Non-Communicable Disease Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Parow, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjgh-2016-000256DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5584488PMC
May 2017

Alternative indices of glucose homeostasis as biochemical diagnostic tests for abnormal glucose tolerance in an African setting.

Prim Care Diabetes 2017 04 26;11(2):119-131. Epub 2017 Jan 26.

Faculty of Health and Wellness Sciences, Cape Peninsula University of Technology, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pcd.2017.01.004DOI Listing
April 2017

Tracing Africa's progress towards implementing the Non-Communicable Diseases Global action plan 2013-2020: a synthesis of WHO country profile reports.

BMC Public Health 2017 04 5;17(1):297. Epub 2017 Apr 5.

Department of Public Health, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Meibergdreef 15, 1105 AZ, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-017-4199-6DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5382491PMC
April 2017

Association Between Telomere Length, Chronic Kidney Disease, and Renal Traits: A Systematic Review.

OMICS 2017 03;21(3):143-155

4 Non-Communicable Diseases Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town , Cape Town, South Africa .

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/omi.2016.0180DOI Listing
March 2017

Nutrient patterns and their relationship with general and central obesity in US adults.

Eur J Clin Invest 2017 Mar 10. Epub 2017 Mar 10.

Non-Communicable Disease Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council and University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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March 2017

Protocol for systematic review of school-based interventions to prevent and control obesity in African learners.

BMJ Open 2017 03 27;7(3):e013540. Epub 2017 Mar 27.

Non-communicable Disease Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Tygerberg, South Africa.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5372051PMC
March 2017

Metabolic Syndrome in People Living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus: An Assessment of the Prevalence and the Agreement between Diagnostic Criteria.

Int J Endocrinol 2017 14;2017:1613657. Epub 2017 Mar 14.

Non-Communicable Diseases Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town 7505, South Africa; Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town 7935, South Africa.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5368417PMC
March 2017

Low-Level Environmental Lead Exposure and Dysglycemia in Adult Individuals: Results from the Canadian Health and Measure Survey 2007-2011.

Biol Trace Elem Res 2017 Feb 22;175(2):278-286. Epub 2016 Jun 22.

Non-Communicable Diseases Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council and University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12011-016-0786-0DOI Listing
February 2017

Diagnosed diabetes mellitus and in-hospital stroke mortality in a major sub-Saharan African urban medical unit.

Prim Care Diabetes 2017 02 31;11(1):57-62. Epub 2016 Jul 31.

Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa; South African Medical Research Council of South Africa, Cape Town, South Africa. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pcd.2016.07.008DOI Listing
February 2017

Mineral and vitamin consumption and telomere length among adults in the United States.

Pol Arch Intern Med 2017 02 2;127(2):87-90. Epub 2017 Feb 2.

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February 2017

Impact of the dietary fatty acid intake on C-reactive protein levels in US adults.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2017 Feb;96(7):e5736

aKey State Laboratory of Molecular Developmental Biology, Institute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, Chinese Academy of Sciences bInstitute of Genetics and Developmental Biology, International College, University of Chinese Academy of Science cDepartment of General Surgery, The General Hospital of Chinese People's Armed Police Forces, Beijing, China dCollege of Pharmacy and Nutrition, University of Saskatchewan, Clinic Place, Saskatoon, Canada eNon-Communicable Disease Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council and University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5319491PMC
February 2017

Protocol for a scoping review of existing policies on the prevention and control of obesity across countries in Africa.

BMJ Open 2017 02 22;7(2):e013541. Epub 2017 Feb 22.

Non-communicable Disease Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, South Africa.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5337729PMC
February 2017

Effect of statins on serum vitamin D concentrations: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Eur J Clin Invest 2017 Jan 13;47(1):93-101. Epub 2016 Dec 13.

Non-Communicable Disease Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/eci.12698DOI Listing
January 2017

Type 2 diabetes mellitus in African women.

Diabetes Res Clin Pract 2017 Jan 5;123:87-96. Epub 2016 Dec 5.

Non-Communicable Disease Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa.

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January 2017

The effects of bile acid sequestrants on lipid profile and blood glucose concentrations: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

Int J Cardiol 2017 Jan 11;227:850-857. Epub 2016 Oct 11.

Non-communicable Disease Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa; University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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January 2017

Prevalence of obesity and overweight in African learners: a protocol for systematic review and meta-analysis.

BMJ Open 2017 01 13;7(1):e013538. Epub 2017 Jan 13.

Non-communicable Disease Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, South Africa.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5253553PMC
January 2017

Trends in pediatric echocardiography and the yield for congenital heart disease in a major cardiac referral hospital in Cameroon.

Transl Pediatr 2017 Jan;6(1):40-45

Non-Communicable Diseases Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council of South Africa, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5253264PMC
January 2017

Determinants of Restrictive Spirometric Pattern in a Sub-Saharan Urban Setting: A Cross-sectional Population-based Study.

Open Respir Med J 2016 30;10:86-95. Epub 2016 Nov 30.

South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa; University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5220179PMC
November 2016

The Distribution of Obesity Phenotypes in HIV-Infected African Population.

Nutrients 2016 Jun 2;8(6). Epub 2016 Jun 2.

Non-Communicable Diseases Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town 7505, South Africa.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4924158PMC
June 2016

Anemia in type 2 diabetic patients and correlation with kidney function in a tertiary care sub-Saharan African hospital: a cross-sectional study.

BMC Nephrol 2016 Mar 19;17:29. Epub 2016 Mar 19.

Department of Surgery, Obstetric and Gynecology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Buea, Buea, Cameroon.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4799843PMC
March 2016