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Browsing by Subject "Obesity in children -- South Africa"
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Mutation screening of the ENPP1 gene and its possible contribution to the development of obesity/overweight and metabolic syndrome in South African children (Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2008)Epidemiological reports have shown that South Africa, whilst a developing country, irs overweight and obesity prevalence rates in children is fast approaching those seen in the developed world. This country's population ...
The prevalence of obesity amongst learners attending the schools in Belhar, Delft and Mfuleni in Cape Town, South Africa (Peninsula Technikon, 2004)Introduction and Background: The prevalence of obesity amongst both the adult and paediatric population has assumed almost epidemic proportions in many developed and developing countries. A recent study by the Medical ...