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    • Autonomic activity and leptin in Africans and whites: the SABPA study 

      Pieterse, Chiné; Schutte, Ramoteme, L.; Schutte, Aletta E. (Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins, 2014)
      Objectives: Evidence exists that leptin enhances sympathetic activity and may thereby contribute to the development of obesity-related hypertension. Sympathetic activation also seems more prominent in Africans than whites. ...
    • Low testosterone and hyperkinetic blood pressure responses in a cohort of South African men: the SABPA study 

      Malan, Nicolaas T.; Schutte, Aletta E.; Huisman, Hugo W.; Van Rooyen, Johannes M.; Schutte, Rudolph; Mels, Catharina M.; Steyn, Hendrik S.; Smith, Wayne; Fourie, Carla M.; Glyn, Matthew; Malan, Leoné (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 ...