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Cardiovascular disease risk profile of the South-African mixed ancestry population with high incidence of diabetes mellitus: baseline and three year follow-up
(Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2013)
Introduction: Cardiovascular diseases (CVD) have become the leading cause of morbidity and mortality amongst the global population. Originally thought to be a health burden of high income countries, the prevalence is rapidly ...
The prevalence of impaired glucose tolerance and diabetes amongst the middle aged population of Bellville South community, Cape Town, South Africa
(Cape Peninsula University of Technology, 2009)
Numerous sources including the World Health Organization (WHO) and International Diabetes Federation (IDF) reported that a diabetes epidemic, with a parallel rise in obesity and insulin resistance is presently enveloping ...