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A comparison of the cardiometabolic profile of black South Africans with suspected non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and excessive alcohol use
Excessive alcohol use and non–alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) are putative cardiovascular disease risk factors. In order to ease the identification of these conditions on primary health care level, we aimed to determine ...
Self-reported alcohol intake is a better estimate of 5-year change in blood pressure than biochemical markers in low resource settings: the PURE study
(Wolters Kluwer, 2014)
Background: Despite criticism of self-reported alcohol intake, it is a valuable tool to screen for alcohol abuse as a risk factor for cardiovascular disease. We aimed to compare various self-reported estimates of alcohol ...
Alcohol intake, hypertension development and mortality in black South Africans
(Sage Publishing, 2016)
Background: Excessive alcohol intake is a risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD) and predicts cardiovascular and all-cause mortality. We determined which alcohol marker (self-reported alcohol intake, gamma-glutamy ...
Indirect implications of COVID-19 prevention strategies on non-communicable diseases: an opinion paper of the European Society of Hypertension Working Group on Hypertension and Cardiovascular Risk Assessment in subjects living in or emigrating from low resource settings
Background After its outbreak in China, the novel COronaVIrus Disease 19 is spreading across the globe. It is an emergency the world has never seen before. Main text The attention of health systems is mainly focused ...