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Low testosterone and hyperkinetic blood pressure responses in a cohort of South African men: the SABPA study
(Taylor & Francis, 2013)
Hypertension (HT) and the metabolic syndrome are major problems in Africa. The role of sex hormones in the cardiovascular profile of black Africans in South Africa has not been studied. Our objective was to study the ...
Sex hormones associated with subclinical kidney damage and atherosclerosis in South African men: the SABPA study
Background: Hypertension and increased blood glucose are associated with subclinical kidney damage, atherosclerosis and with low testosterone values. Low testosterone in men is often accompanied by increased levels of ...
Serum calcium revisited: associations with 24-h ambulatory blood pressure and cardiovascular reactivity in Africans
Sub-Saharan Africans face an increasing burden of hypertension. Although controversial, recent experimental evidence strongly suggests that serum calcium contributes to elevated blood pressure through increased vascular ...
Arterial stiffness profiles: investigating various sections of the arterial tree of African and caucasian people
(Informa healthcare, 2011)
In Africans, arterial stiffness progression seems more pronounced compared to Caucasians. We compared the arterial stiffness profiles of different age groups and focused on muscular arteries and two more central arterial ...
End-organ damage in urbanized Africans with low plasma renin levels: the SABPA study
(Taylor & Francis, 2014)
The purpose of this study was to evaluate whether active renin concentration is associated with markers of end-organ damage in urbanized Africans. This study forms part of the Sympathetic Activity and Ambulatory Blood ...