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Vascular and metabolic profile of 5-year sustained hypertensive versus normotensive black South Africans
Motivation - A close association exists between hypertension and arterial stiffness. Whether the increased arterial stiffness seen in hypertensives are due to structural or functional adaptations in the vasculature is ...
The relationship between cardiovascular risk factors and knowledge of cardiovascular disease in African men in the North-West Province
BACKGROUND Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a major health problem worldwide. In South Africa, the prevalence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) is often underestimated. The prevalence of CVD is very high, especially in urban ...
The cardiovascular profile of the low renin phenotype in a black South African population
(North-West University (South Africa) , Potchefstroom Campus, 2016)
Motivation Blood pressure is decreasing globally, however, the prevalence of hypertension continues to increase in Sub-Saharan African countries such as South Africa. Populations of African ancestry are more likely to ...