Publications by authors named "Naomi Levitt"

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Perspectives on the psychological and emotional burden of having gestational diabetes amongst low-income women in Cape Town, South Africa.

BMC Womens Health 2020 Oct 12;20(1):231. Epub 2020 Oct 12.

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/s12905-020-01093-4DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7552378PMC
October 2020

Integration of mental health counselling into chronic disease services at the primary health care level: Formative research on dedicated versus designated strategies in the Western Cape, South Africa.

J Health Serv Res Policy 2020 Sep 24:1355819620954232. Epub 2020 Sep 24.

Deputy Director, Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council & Department of Psychiatry & Mental Health, University of Cape Town, South Africa.

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September 2020

Risk factors for COVID-19 death in a population cohort study from the Western Cape Province, South Africa.

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Andrew Boulle Mary-Ann Davies Hannah Hussey Muzzammil Ismail Erna Morden Ziyanda Vundle Virginia Zweigenthal Hassan Mahomed Masudah Paleker David Pienaar Yamanya Tembo Charlene Lawrence Washiefa Isaacs Hlengani Mathema Derick Allen Taryn Allie Jamy-Lee Bam Kasturi Buddiga Pierre Dane Alexa Heekes Boitumelo Matlapeng Themba Mutemaringa Luckmore Muzarabani Florence Phelanyane Rory Pienaar Catherine Rode Mariette Smith Nicki Tiffin Nesbert Zinyakatira Carol Cragg Frederick Marais Vanessa Mudaly Jacqueline Voget Jody Davids Francois Roodt Nellis van Zyl Smit Alda Vermeulen Kevin Adams Gordon Audley Kathleen Bateman Peter Beckwith Marc Bernon Dirk Blom Linda Boloko Jean Botha Adam Boutall Sean Burmeister Lydia Cairncross Gregory Calligaro Cecilia Coccia Chadwin Corin Remy Daroowala Joel A Dave Elsa De Bruyn Martin De Villiers Mimi Deetlefs Sipho Dlamini Thomas Du Toit Wilhelm Endres Tarin Europa Graham Fieggan Anthony Figaji Petro Frankenfeld Elizabeth Gatley Phindile Gina Evashan Govender Rochelle Grobler Manqoba Vusumuzi Gule Christoff Hanekom Michael Held Alana Heynes Sabelo Hlatswayo Bridget Hodkinson Jeanette Holtzhausen Shakeel Hoosain Ashely Jacobs Miriam Kahn Thania Kahn Arvin Khamajeet Joubin Khan Riaasat Khan Alicia Khwitshana Lauren Knight Sharita Kooverjee Rene Krogscheepers Jean Jacque Kruger Suzanne Kuhn Kim Laubscher John Lazarus Jacque Le Roux Scott Lee Jones Dion Levin Gary Maartens Thina Majola Rodgers Manganyi David Marais Suzaan Marais Francois Maritz Deborah Maughan Simthandile Mazondwa Luyanda Mbanga Nomonde Mbatani Bulewa Mbena Graeme Meintjes Marc Mendelson Ernst Möller Allison Moore Babalwa Ndebele Marc Nortje Ntobeko Ntusi Funeka Nyengane Chima Ofoegbu Nectarios Papavarnavas Jonny Peter Henri Pickard Kent Pluke Peter J Raubenheimer Gordon Robertson Julius Rozmiarek A Sayed Matthias Scriba Hennie Sekhukhune Prasun Singh Elsabe Smith Vuyolwethu Soldati Cari Stek Robert van den Berg Le Roux van der Merwe Pieter Venter Barbra Vermooten Gerrit Viljoen Santhuri Viranna Jonno Vogel Nokubonga Vundla Sean Wasserman Eddy Zitha Vanessa Lomas-Marais Annie Lombard Katrin Stuve Werner Viljoen De Vries Basson Sue Le Roux Ethel Linden-Mars Lizanne Victor Mark Wates Elbe Zwanepoel Nabilah Ebrahim Sa'ad Lahri Ayanda Mnguni Thomas Crede Martin de Man Katya Evans Clint Hendrikse Jonathan Naude Moosa Parak Patrick Szymanski Candice Van Koningsbruggen Riezaah Abrahams Brian Allwood Christoffel Botha Matthys Henndrik Botha Alistair Broadhurst Dirkie Claasen Che Daniel Riyaadh Dawood Marie du Preez Nicolene Du Toit Kobie Erasmus Coenraad F N Koegelenberg Shiraaz Gabriel Susan Hugo Thabiet Jardine Clint Johannes Sumanth Karamchand Usha Lalla Eduard Langenegger Eize Louw Boitumelo Mashigo Nonte Mhlana Chizama Mnqwazi Ashley Moodley Desiree Moodley Saadiq Moolla Abdurasiet Mowlana Andre Nortje Elzanne Olivier Arifa Parker Chané Paulsen Hans Prozesky Jacques Rood Tholakele Sabela Neshaad Schrueder Nokwanda Sithole Sthembiso Sithole Jantjie J Taljaard Gideon Titus Tian Van Der Merwe Marije van Schalkwyk Luthando Vazi Abraham J Viljoen Mogamat Yazied Chothia Vanessa Naidoo Lee Alan Wallis Mumtaz Abbass Juanita Arendse Rizqa Armien Rochelle Bailey Muideen Bello Rachel Carelse Sheron Forgus Nosi Kalawe Saadiq Kariem Mariska Kotze Jonathan Lucas Juanita McClaughlin Kathleen Murie Leilah Najjaar Liesel Petersen James Porter Melanie Shaw Dusica Stapar Michelle Williams Linda Aldum Natacha Berkowitz Raakhee Girran Kevin Lee Lenny Naidoo Caroline Neumuller Kim Anderson Kerrin Begg Lisa Boerlage Morna Cornell Renée de Waal Lilian Dudley René English Jonathan Euvrard Pam Groenewald Nisha Jacob Heather Jaspan Emma Kalk Naomi Levitt Thoko Malaba Patience Nyakato Gabriela Patten Helen Schneider Maylene Shung King Priscilla Tsondai James Van Duuren Nienke van Schaik Lucille Blumberg Cheryl Cohen Nelesh Govender Waasila Jassat Tendesayi Kufa Kerrigan McCarthy Lynn Morris Nei-Yuan Hsiao Ruan Marais Jon Ambler Olina Ngwenya Richard Osei-Yeboah Leigh Johnson Reshma Kassanjee Tsaone Tamuhla

Clin Infect Dis 2020 Aug 29. Epub 2020 Aug 29.

Division of Computational Biology, University of Cape Town.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciaa1198DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7499501PMC
August 2020

Prevalence, concordance and associations of chronic kidney disease by five estimators in South Africa.

BMC Nephrol 2020 Aug 27;21(1):372. Epub 2020 Aug 27.

Non-communicable Diseases Research Unit, South African Medical Research Council, Durban and Cape Town, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12882-020-02018-xDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7451105PMC
August 2020

Food purchasing behaviour of shoppers from different South African socio-economic communities: results from grocery receipts, intercept surveys and in-supermarkets audits.

Public Health Nutr 2020 Jul 2:1-12. Epub 2020 Jul 2.

Research Centre for Health through Physical Activity, Lifestyle and Sport, Division of 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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http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1368980020001275DOI Listing
July 2020

Integrating the prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV into primary healthcare services after AIDS denialism in South Africa: perspectives of experts and health care workers - a qualitative study.

BMC Health Serv Res 2020 Jun 26;20(1):582. Epub 2020 Jun 26.

Département de médecine sociale et préventive, École de Santé Publique, Université de Montréal, Pavillon 7101, Avenue du Parc, Montréal, QC, H3N 1X7, Canada.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12913-020-05381-5DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7318762PMC
June 2020

Demographic and socio-economic predictors of physical activity among people living with HIV of low socio-economic status.

Health SA 2019 24;24:1127. Epub 2019 Oct 24.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/hsag.v24i0.1127DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6917422PMC
October 2019

Factors that influence patient empowerment in inpatient chronic care: early thoughts on a diabetes care intervention in South Africa.

BMC Endocr Disord 2019 Dec 5;19(1):133. Epub 2019 Dec 5.

Division of Endocrinology, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, 7925, South Africa.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s12902-019-0465-1DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6896266PMC
December 2019

High prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors and insulin resistance 6 years after hyperglycemia first detected in pregnancy in Cape Town, South Africa.

BMJ Open Diabetes Res Care 2019 27;7(1):e000740. Epub 2019 Nov 27.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmjdrc-2019-000740DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6887495PMC
August 2020

Weight underestimation and body size dissatisfaction among black African adults with obesity: Implications for health promotion.

Afr J Prim Health Care Fam Med 2019 Oct 9;11(1):e1-e8. Epub 2019 Oct 9.

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.4102/phcfm.v11i1.2022DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6852259PMC
October 2019

Tuberculosis, Human Immunodeficiency Virus, and the Association With Transient Hyperglycemia in Periurban South Africa.

Clin Infect Dis 2020 Aug;71(4):1080-1088

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
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7428387PMC
August 2020

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

Diabetes Res Clin Pract 2019 Nov 10;157:107841. Epub 2019 Sep 10.

International Diabetes Federation Atlas 9th Edition Hyperglycaemia in Pregnancy Special Interest Group (HIP-SIG), Belgium; 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
November 2019

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

Fam Pract 2020 02;37(1):36-42

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

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/fampra/cmz044DOI Listing
February 2020

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 09 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

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

Int J Gynaecol Obstet 2019 Dec 15;147(3):404-412. Epub 2019 Sep 15.

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
December 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

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 05 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 03 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

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

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

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

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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https://linkinghub.elsevier.com/retrieve/pii/S01688227173133
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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4795704PMC
July 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

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

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

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

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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June 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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January 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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June 2016

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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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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September 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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September 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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August 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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January 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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August 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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June 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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May 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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July 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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December 2014

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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January 2015