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Maternal and neonatal outcomes following a diabetic pregnancy within the context of HIV.

Int J Gynaecol Obstet 2019 Sep 3. Epub 2019 Sep 3.

SAMRC Developmental Pathways for Health Research Unit, Department of Pediatrics, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ijgo.12956DOI Listing
September 2019

Progression to type 2 diabetes mellitus and associated risk factors after hyperglycemia first detected in pregnancy: A cross-sectional study in Cape Town, South Africa.

PLoS Med 2019 Sep 9;16(9):e1002865. Epub 2019 Sep 9.

Chronic Disease Initiative for Africa, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pmed.1002865DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6733438PMC
September 2019

WITHDRAWN:IDF Diabetes Atlas: Projections of the prevalence of hyperglycaemia in pregnancy in 2019 and beyond: results from the International Diabetes Federation Diabetes Atlas, 9 edition.

Diabetes Res Clin Pract 2019 Sep 10:107841. Epub 2019 Sep 10.

International Diabetes Federation Atlas 9th Edition Hyperglycaemia in Pregnancy Special Interest Group (HIP-SIG); School of Medicine, Western Sydney University, Campbelltown, AUSTRALIA. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.diabres.2019.107841DOI Listing
September 2019

Tuberculosis, HIV and the association with transient hyperglycaemia in peri-urban South Africa.

Clin Infect Dis 2019 Sep 26. Epub 2019 Sep 26.

Division of Public Health Medicine, School of Public Health & Family Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciz928DOI Listing
September 2019

Current policies and practices for the provision of diabetes care and self-management support programmes for older South Africans.

Afr J Prim Health Care Fam Med 2019 Aug 29;11(1):e1-e12. Epub 2019 Aug 29.

Chronic Disease Initiative for Africa, Cape Town; and Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Diabetic Medicine, University of Cape Town, Observatory, Cape Town.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/phcfm.v11i1.2053DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6739530PMC
August 2019

Waist-to-height ratio is a useful indicator of cardio-metabolic risk in South Africa.

Fam Pract 2019 Aug 29. Epub 2019 Aug 29.

Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/fampra/cmz044DOI Listing
August 2019

Prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus in women of childbearing age in Africa during 2000-2016: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

BMJ Open 2019 May 22;9(5):e024345. Epub 2019 May 22.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-024345DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6538083PMC
May 2019

Integrated management of type 2 diabetes and gestational diabetes within multi-morbidity conditions in Africa: a systematic review protocol.

BMJ Open 2019 Mar 12;9(3):e023684. Epub 2019 Mar 12.

École de santé publique, Université de Montréal, Institut de Recherche en Santé Publique de l'Université de Montréal (IRSPUM), Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2018-023684DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6429749PMC
March 2019

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://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-018-6051-zDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6218983PMC
November 2018

Diabetes in South African older adults: prevalence and impact on quality of life and functional disability - as assessed using SAGE Wave 1 data.

Glob Health Action 2018 ;11(1):1449924

a Chronic Disease Initiative in Africa, Division of Diabetic Medicine and Endocrinology Department of Medicine , University of Cape Town , Cape Town , South Africa.

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https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/16549716.2018.1
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/16549716.2018.1449924DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5933282PMC
October 2018

Anthropometric definitions for antiretroviral-associated lipodystrophy derived from a longitudinal South African cohort with serial dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry measurements.

Int J STD AIDS 2018 10 26;29(12):1194-1203. Epub 2018 Jun 26.

1 Department of Medicine, Division of Diabetic Medicine and Endocrinology, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/10.1177/0956462418778649
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/0956462418778649DOI Listing
October 2018

Patient preferences for the integration of mental health counseling and chronic disease care in South Africa.

Patient Prefer Adherence 2018 18;12:1797-1803. Epub 2018 Sep 18.

Alan J Flisher Centre for Public Mental Health, Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/PPA.S176356DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6154740PMC
September 2018

Dietary Intake and Beliefs of Pregnant Women with Gestational Diabetes in Cape Town, South Africa.

Nutrients 2018 Aug 28;10(9). Epub 2018 Aug 28.

Division of Human Nutrition, Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town 7925, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/nu10091183DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6164942PMC
August 2018

The prevalence of type 2 diabetes in South Africa: a systematic review protocol.

BMJ Open 2018 07 11;8(7):e021029. Epub 2018 Jul 11.

Burden of Disease Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://bmjopen.bmj.com/lookup/doi/10.1136/bmjopen-2017-02102
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2017-021029DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6089280PMC
July 2018

The prevalence and determinants of active tuberculosis among diabetes patients in Cape Town, South Africa, a high HIV/TB burden setting.

Diabetes Res Clin Pract 2018 Apr 31;138:16-25. Epub 2018 Jan 31.

Clinical Infectious Disease Research Initiative, Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town 7925, South Africa; Division of Public Health Medicine, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town 7925, South Africa. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.diabres.2018.01.018DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5931785PMC
April 2018

Evolution of sensory neuropathy after initiation of antiretroviral therapy.

Muscle Nerve 2018 03 6;57(3):371-379. Epub 2017 Jul 6.

Neurology Research Group, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/mus.25710DOI Listing
March 2018

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

Trilateral overlap of tuberculosis, diabetes and HIV-1 in a high-burden African setting: implications for TB control.

Eur Respir J 2017 07 20;50(1). Epub 2017 Jul 20.

Wellcome Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Africa, Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://erj.ersjournals.com/lookup/doi/10.1183/13993003.00004
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1183/13993003.00004-2017DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5538899PMC
July 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

Sex differences in insulin sensitivity and insulin response with increasing age in black South African men and women.

Diabetes Res Clin Pract 2016 Dec 17;122:207-214. Epub 2016 Nov 17.

Division of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.diabres.2016.11.005DOI Listing
December 2016

Prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus in women of childbearing age in Africa during 2000-2016: protocol of a systematic review and meta-analysis.

BMJ Open 2016 12 13;6(12):e012255. Epub 2016 Dec 13.

Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjopen-2016-012255DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5168695PMC
December 2016

Changes in Body Fat Distribution on Dual-Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry in Black South Africans Starting First-Line Antiretroviral Therapy.

AIDS Patient Care STDS 2016 10;30(10):455-462

1 Division of Diabetic Medicine and Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town , Cape Town, South Africa .

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1089/apc.2016.0183DOI Listing
October 2016

Increased risk of dysglycaemia in South Africans with HIV; especially those on protease inhibitors.

Diabetes Res Clin Pract 2016 Sep 23;119:41-7. Epub 2016 Apr 23.

Division of Diabetic Medicine and Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town (UCT), South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.diabres.2016.03.012DOI Listing
September 2016

Anti-Retroviral Therapy Increases the Prevalence of Dyslipidemia in South African HIV-Infected Patients.

PLoS One 2016 17;11(3):e0151911. Epub 2016 Mar 17.

Division of Lipidology, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0151911PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4795704PMC
July 2016

Factors Associated with Excessive Body Fat in Men and Women: Cross-Sectional Data from Black South Africans Living in a Rural Community and an Urban Township.

PLoS One 2015 8;10(10):e0140153. Epub 2015 Oct 8.

School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape, Bellville, South Africa; Chronic Disease Initiative for Africa, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0140153PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4598161PMC
June 2016

Antiretroviral Therapy, Especially Efavirenz, Is Associated with Low Bone Mineral Density in HIV-Infected South Africans.

PLoS One 2015 3;10(12):e0144286. Epub 2015 Dec 3.

Division of Diabetic Medicine and Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0144286PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4669137PMC
June 2016

Making unhealthy places: The built environment and non-communicable diseases in Khayelitsha, Cape Town.

Health Place 2016 05 3;39:196-203. Epub 2016 May 3.

School of Architecture, Planning and Geomatics, University of Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.healthplace.2016.04.006DOI Listing
May 2016

Dietary Intake of the Urban Black Population of Cape Town: The Cardiovascular Risk in Black South Africans (CRIBSA) Study.

Nutrients 2016 May 13;8(5). Epub 2016 May 13.

Non-communicable Diseases Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Durban 4001, South Africa.

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http://www.mdpi.com/2072-6643/8/5/285
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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/nu8050285DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4882698PMC
May 2016

Perceptions of body size, obesity threat and the willingness to lose weight among black South African adults: a qualitative study.

BMC Public Health 2016 04 29;16:365. Epub 2016 Apr 29.

School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape, Bellville, 7535, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12889-016-3028-7DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4850665PMC
April 2016

Risk Factors for Incident Diabetes in a Cohort Taking First-Line Nonnucleoside Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitor-Based Antiretroviral Therapy.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2016 Mar;95(9):e2844

From the Division of Clinical Pharmacology (SK, RL, GM, KC), Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine (JAD, NSL), Center for Infectious Disease Epidemiology and Research, School of Public Health and Family Medicine, University of Cape Town (MS), Aid for AIDS Management (Pty) Limited (MH), Health Intelligence Unit, Medscheme (Pty) Limited (LW), Chronic Disease Initiative for Africa, Cape Town (JAD, NSL), South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000002844DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4782850PMC
March 2016

Prevalence of Pragmatically Defined High CV Risk and its Correlates in LMIC: A Report From 10 LMIC Areas in Africa, Asia, and South America.

Glob Heart 2016 Mar;11(1):27-36

The George Institute for Global Health at Peking University Health Science Center, Haidian District, Beijing, China; Global Heath Research Center, Duke Kunshan University, Kunshan, Jiangsu Province, China. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gheart.2015.12.004DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4843819PMC
March 2016

Comparison of Nonblood-Based and Blood-Based Total CV Risk Scores in Global Populations.

Glob Heart 2016 Mar;11(1):37-46.e2

The George Institute for Global Health at Peking University Health Science Center, Beijing, China; Duke Global Health Institute, Global Health Research Center, Duke Kunshan University, Kunshan, China.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gheart.2015.12.003DOI Listing
March 2016

Mobile Phone Text Messages to Support Treatment Adherence in Adults With High Blood Pressure (SMS-Text Adherence Support [StAR]): A Single-Blind, Randomized Trial.

Circulation 2016 Feb 14;133(6):592-600. Epub 2016 Jan 14.

From Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Department of Engineering Science (K.B., D.S., T.B., L.T.) and Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences (K.B., A.J.F., M.S., L.-M.Y.), University of Oxford, UK; Chronic Disease Initiative for Africa, Cape Town, South Africa (K.B., K.S., N.L.); Division of Nephrology and Hypertension, Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa (B.R.); University of Cape Town, South Africa (B.R.); Western Cape Province Department of Health, Cape Town, South Africa (M.N.); and Division of Diabetic Medicine and Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, South Africa (N.L., K.B.).

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http://circ.ahajournals.org/lookup/doi/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAH
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.115.017530DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4750295PMC
February 2016

The prevalence of type 2 diabetes among older people in Africa: a systematic review.

Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol 2016 Jan 6;4(1):72-84. Epub 2015 Nov 6.

Chronic Disease Initiative for Africa (CDIA), University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa; Division of Diabetic Medicine and Endocrinology, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S2213-8587(15)00363-0DOI Listing
January 2016

Plasma Efavirenz Concentrations Are Associated With Lipid and Glucose Concentrations.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2016 Jan;95(2):e2385

From the Division of Clinical Pharmacology, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town (PZS, HMM, PJS, GM); Division of Endocrinology and Diabetic Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town. Cape Town, South Africa (JAD, NSL); Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Departments of Medicine, Pharmacology, Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology (DWH); Meharry Medical College, Department of Internal Medicine, Nashville, TN, United States of America (DWH).

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/MD.0000000000002385DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4718242PMC
January 2016

Differing patterns of overweight and obesity among black men and women in Cape Town: the CRIBSA study.

PLoS One 2014 15;9(9):e107471. Epub 2014 Sep 15.

Chronic Disease Initiative for Africa, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa; Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0107471PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4164661PMC
December 2015

Diabetes mellitus and non-traumatic lower extremity amputations in four public sector hospitals in Cape Town, South Africa, during 2009 and 2010.

S Afr Med J 2015 Nov 8;105(12):1053-6. Epub 2015 Nov 8.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/SAMJ.2015.v105i12.9276DOI Listing
November 2015

Cardiovascular Disease Screening By Community Health Workers Can Be Cost-Effective In Low-Resource Countries.

Health Aff (Millwood) 2015 Sep;34(9):1538-45

Naomi S. Levitt is director of the Division of Diabetes and the Chronic Diseases Initiative for Africa, both at Old Groote Schuur Hospital.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1377/hlthaff.2015.0349DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4795815PMC
September 2015

Increasing Prescription Length Could Cut Cardiovascular Disease Burden And Produce Savings In South Africa.

Health Aff (Millwood) 2015 Sep;34(9):1578-85

Krisela Steyn is associate director of the Chronic Diseases Initiative for Africa, at Old Groote Schuur Hospital.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1377/hlthaff.2015.0351DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4816639PMC
September 2015

Sensory neuropathy and metabolic risk factors in human immune deficiency virus infected South Africans receiving protease inhibitors.

AIDS Res Ther 2015 23;12:30. Epub 2015 Sep 23.

Neurology Research Group, Division of Neurology, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12981-015-0073-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4580116PMC
September 2015

High prevalence of metabolic syndrome in the Black population of Cape Town: The Cardiovascular Risk in Black South Africans (CRIBSA) study.

Eur J Prev Cardiol 2015 Aug 10;22(8):1036-42. Epub 2014 Sep 10.

Chronic Disease Initiative for Africa, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, South Africa Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2047487314549744DOI Listing
August 2015

A qualitative study of the experiences of care and motivation for effective self-management among diabetic and hypertensive patients attending public sector primary health care services in South Africa.

BMC Health Serv Res 2015 Aug 1;15:303. Epub 2015 Aug 1.

Chronic Disease Initiative for Africa and Division of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-015-0969-yDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4522057PMC
August 2015

Changes in blood pressure, glucose levels, insulin secretion and anthropometry after long term exposure to antiretroviral therapy in South African women.

AIDS Res Ther 2015 5;12:24. Epub 2015 Aug 5.

Division of Diabetic Medicine and Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12981-015-0065-8DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4526419PMC
August 2015

Pharmacogenetics of plasma efavirenz exposure in HIV-infected adults and children in South Africa.

Br J Clin Pharmacol 2015 Jul 28;80(1):146-56. Epub 2015 May 28.

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America.

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http://doi.wiley.com/10.1111/bcp.12590
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bcp.12590DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4500334PMC
July 2015

Making unhealthy places: The built environment and non-communicable diseases in Khayelitsha, Cape Town.

Health Place 2015 Jun 29;35:11-18. Epub 2015 Jun 29.

School of Architecture, Planning and Geomatics, University of Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.healthplace.2015.06.006DOI Listing
June 2015

Training community health workers to screen for cardiovascular disease risk in the community: experiences from Cape Town, South Africa.

Cardiovasc J Afr 2017 May/Jun;28(3):170-175

Chronic Disease Initiative for Africa, Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5830/CVJA-2016-077DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5558132PMC
June 2015

Ambulatory blood pressure profiles in a subset of HIV-positive patients pre and post antiretroviral therapy.

Cardiovasc J Afr 2014 Jul-Aug;25(4):153-7

Department of Nephrology and Hypertension, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.5830/CVJA-2014-029DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4170173PMC
May 2015

Cost-effectiveness of a diabetes group education program delivered by health promoters with a guiding style in underserved communities in Cape Town, South Africa.

Patient Educ Couns 2015 May 20;98(5):622-6. Epub 2015 Jan 20.

Division of Diabetic Medicine and Endocrinology, University of Cape Town and Chronic Diseases Initiative for Africa, South Africa. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pec.2015.01.005DOI Listing
May 2015

Cardiovascular risk factors in patients with Addison's disease: a comparative study of South African and Swedish patients.

PLoS One 2014 6;9(6):e90768. Epub 2014 Mar 6.

Department of Endocrinology, Institute of Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden.

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http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0090768PLOS
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3948337PMC
February 2015

High Molecular Weight (HMW): total adiponectin ratio is low in hiv-infected women receiving protease inhibitors.

BMC Clin Pathol 2014 16;14(1):46. Epub 2014 Dec 16.

Division of Chemical Pathology, C17 NHLS, Groote Schuur Hospital, University of Cape Town, Anzio Road Observatory, Cape Town, 7925 South Africa ; Department of Chemical Pathology, University of Pretoria and NHLS Tshwane Academic Division/Steve Biko Academic Hospital, Tshwane, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1472-6890-14-46DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4289558PMC
January 2015

Evidence insufficient to confirm the value of population screening for diabetes and hypertension in low- and-middle-income settings.

S Afr Med J 2015 Jan 8;105(2):98-102. Epub 2015 Jan 8.

South African Cochrane Centre, South African Medical Research Council, Cape Town South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.7196/samj.8819DOI Listing
January 2015

Management of NCD in low- and middle-income countries.

Glob Heart 2014 Dec;9(4):431-43

The George Institute for Global Health at Peking University Health Science Center, Beijing, China; Duke Global Health Institute and Global Heath Research Center, Duke Kunshan University, Kunshan, China.

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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S22118160140267
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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.gheart.2014.11.003DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4299752PMC
December 2014

Evaluating the use of mobile phone technology to enhance cardiovascular disease screening by community health workers.

Int J Med Inform 2014 Sep 21;83(9):648-54. Epub 2014 Jun 21.

Chronic Disease Initiative for Africa, Division of Diabetes and Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, South Africa.

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September 2014

HIV and metabolic, body, and bone disorders: what we know from low- and middle-income countries.

J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 2014 Sep;67 Suppl 1:S27-39

*Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA; †Medical School, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa; ‡School of Medicine, Emory University, Atlanta, GA; §The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH; and ‖Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Atlanta, GA.

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September 2014

Differential patterns of tobacco use among black men and women in Cape Town: the cardiovascular risk in black South Africans study.

Nicotine Tob Res 2014 Aug 1;16(8):1104-11. Epub 2014 Apr 1.

Department of Medicine, Chronic Disease Initiative for Africa, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa; Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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August 2014

The development of simple anthropometric measures to diagnose antiretroviral therapy-associated lipodystrophy in resource limited settings.

AIDS Res Ther 2014 4;11:26. Epub 2014 Aug 4.

Division of Diabetic Medicine and Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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August 2014

Quality of life in individuals living with HIV/AIDS attending a public sector antiretroviral service in Cape Town, South Africa.

BMC Public Health 2014 Jul 3;14:676. Epub 2014 Jul 3.

MRC/UCT Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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July 2014

Chronic diseases and multi-morbidity--a conceptual modification to the WHO ICCC model for countries in health transition.

BMC Public Health 2014 Jun 9;14:575. Epub 2014 Jun 9.

Clinical Infectious Disease Research Initiative, Institute of Infectious Diseases and Molecular Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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June 2014

The prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus among older people in Africa: a systematic review study protocol.

BMJ Open 2014 Jun 17;4(6):e004747. Epub 2014 Jun 17.

Chronic Disease Initiative for Africa (CDIA), Cape Town, South Africa Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa Division of Diabetic Medicine and Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.

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June 2014

Research capacity. Enabling the genomic revolution in Africa.

Authors:
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June 2014

Preventing diabetic blindness: a priority for South Africa.

S Afr Med J 2014 Jun 26;104(10):661-2. Epub 2014 Jun 26.

PRICELESS SA (Priority Cost Eective Lessons for Systems Strengthening), Medical Research Council/Wits Rural Public Health Unit (Agincourt), School of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.

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June 2014

Insulin resistance is associated with lower acetylcholine-induced microvascular reactivity in nondiabetic women.

Metab Syndr Relat Disord 2014 Apr 24;12(3):178-84. Epub 2014 Jan 24.

1 UCT/MRC Research Unit for Exercise Science and Sports Medicine, Department of Human Biology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town , Cape Town, South Africa .

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April 2014