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    • Adipokines and cardiometabolic function: how are they interlinked? 

      Schutte, Aletta Elisabeth; Huisman, Hugo Willem; Schutte, Rudolph; Van Rooyen, Johannes Marthinus; Malan, Leoné; Fourie, Catharina Maria Theresia; Malan, Nicolaas Theodor (Elsevier, 2010)
      Objective Adipokines contribute directly to the coexistence of insulin resistance and endothelial dysfunction. Most studies focus on a single adipokine. We therefore investigated the independent relationships of leptin, ...
    • Cardiovascular dysfunction in black South Africans: an investigation from various perspectives 

      Palmer, Iolanthe Marike (North-West University, 2010)
      Motivation: The prevalence of cardiovascular dysfunction, especially hypertension, in Africans has increased dramatically over the past few decades. Despite considerable in- depth studies, cardiovascular diseases remain ...
    • The relationship between adiponectin, ageing and renal function in a bi-ethnic sample 

      Huisman, Hugo Willem; Kruger, Iolanthe Marike; Schutte, Aletta Elisabeth; Huisman, Hugo Willem; Kruger, Iolanthe Marike; Schutte, Aletta Elisabeth (Elsevier, 2011)
      Ageing is associated with elevated adiponectin levels. Our aim was to assess whether age-related increase in adiponectin is associated with a decrease in renal function. The study comprised African (N = 277) and Caucasian ...