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Waist-to-height ratio is a useful indicator of cardio-metabolic risk in South Africa.

Peer N, Lombard C, Steyn K, Levitt N.

Fam Pract. 2019 Aug 29. pii: cmz044. doi: 10.1093/fampra/cmz044. [Epub ahead of print]


Evaluation of a Mass-Media Campaign to Increase the Awareness of the Need to Reduce Discretionary Salt Use in the South African Population.

Wentzel-Viljoen E, Steyn K, Lombard C, De Villiers A, Charlton K, Frielinghaus S, Crickmore C, Mungal-Singh V.

Nutrients. 2017 Nov 12;9(11). pii: E1238. doi: 10.3390/nu9111238.


Monitoring the South African population's salt intake: spot urine v. 24 h urine.

Swanepoel B, Schutte AE, Cockeran M, Steyn K, Wentzel-Viljoen E.

Public Health Nutr. 2018 Feb;21(3):480-488. doi: 10.1017/S1368980017002683. Epub 2017 Nov 10.


Sex differences in insulin sensitivity and insulin response with increasing age in black South African men and women.

Goedecke JH, George C, Veras K, Peer N, Lombard C, Victor H, Steyn K, Levitt NS.

Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2016 Dec;122:207-214. doi: 10.1016/j.diabres.2016.11.005. Epub 2016 Nov 17.


Educational Outreach with an Integrated Clinical Tool for Nurse-Led Non-communicable Chronic Disease Management in Primary Care in South Africa: A Pragmatic Cluster Randomised Controlled Trial.

Fairall LR, Folb N, Timmerman V, Lombard C, Steyn K, Bachmann MO, Bateman ED, Lund C, Cornick R, Faris G, Gaziano T, Georgeu-Pepper D, Zwarenstein M, Levitt NS.

PLoS Med. 2016 Nov 22;13(11):e1002178. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002178. eCollection 2016 Nov.


Sodium and potassium intake in South Africa: an evaluation of 24-hour urine collections in a white, black, and Indian population.

Swanepoel B, Schutte AE, Cockeran M, Steyn K, Wentzel-Viljoen E.

J Am Soc Hypertens. 2016 Nov;10(11):829-837. doi: 10.1016/j.jash.2016.08.007. Epub 2016 Sep 6.


Increased risk of dysglycaemia in South Africans with HIV; especially those on protease inhibitors.

Levitt NS, Peer N, Steyn K, Lombard C, Maartens G, Lambert EV, Dave JA.

Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2016 Sep;119:41-7. doi: 10.1016/j.diabres.2016.03.012. Epub 2016 Apr 23.


Dietary Intake of the Urban Black Population of Cape Town: The Cardiovascular Risk in Black South Africans (CRIBSA) Study.

Steyn NP, Jaffer N, Nel J, Levitt N, Steyn K, Lombard C, Peer N.

Nutrients. 2016 May 13;8(5). pii: E285. doi: 10.3390/nu8050285.


A Multiethnic Study of Pre-Diabetes and Diabetes in LMIC.

Shen J, Kondal D, Rubinstein A, Irazola V, Gutierrez L, Miranda JJ, Bernabé-Ortiz A, Lazo-Porras M, Levitt N, Steyn K, Bobrow K, Ali MK, Prabhakaran D, Tandon N.

Glob Heart. 2016 Mar;11(1):61-70. doi: 10.1016/j.gheart.2015.12.015.


Hypertension Prevalence, Awareness, Treatment, and Control in Selected LMIC Communities: Results From the NHLBI/UHG Network of Centers of Excellence for Chronic Diseases.

Irazola VE, Gutierrez L, Bloomfield G, Carrillo-Larco RM, Dorairaj P, Gaziano T, Levitt NS, Miranda JJ, Ortiz AB, Steyn K, Wu Y, Xavier D, Yan LL, He J, Rubinstein A.

Glob Heart. 2016 Mar;11(1):47-59. doi: 10.1016/j.gheart.2015.12.008.


Comparison of Nonblood-Based and Blood-Based Total CV Risk Scores in Global Populations.

Gaziano TA, Abrahams-Gessel S, Alam S, Alam D, Ali M, Bloomfield G, Carrillo-Larco RM, Dorairaj P, Gutierrez L, Irazola V, Levitt NS, Miranda JJ, Bernabe-Ortiz A, Pandya A, Rubinstein A, Steyn K, Xavier D, Yan LL.

Glob Heart. 2016 Mar;11(1):37-46.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.gheart.2015.12.003.


Prevalence of Pragmatically Defined High CV Risk and its Correlates in LMIC: A Report From 10 LMIC Areas in Africa, Asia, and South America.

Carrillo-Larco RM, Miranda JJ, Li X, Cui C, Xu X, Ali M, Alam DS, Gaziano TA, Gupta R, Irazola V, Levitt NS, Prabhakaran D, Rubinstein A, Steyn K, Tandon N, Xavier D, Wu Y, Yan LL.

Glob Heart. 2016 Mar;11(1):27-36. doi: 10.1016/j.gheart.2015.12.004.


Training and Capacity Building in LMIC for Research in Heart and Lung Diseases: The NHLBI-UnitedHealth Global Health Centers of Excellence Program.

Bloomfield GS, Xavier D, Belis D, Alam D, Davis P, Dorairaj P, Ghannem H, Gilman RH, Kamath D, Kimaiyo S, Levitt N, Martinez H, Mejicano G, Miranda JJ, Koehlmoos TP, Rabadán-Diehl C, Ramirez-Zea M, Rubinstein A, Sacksteder KA, Steyn K, Tandon N, Vedanthan R, Wolbach T, Wu Y, Yan LL.

Glob Heart. 2016 Mar;11(1):17-25. doi: 10.1016/j.gheart.2016.01.004. Review.


Tackling NCD in LMIC: Achievements and Lessons Learned From the NHLBI-UnitedHealth Global Health Centers of Excellence Program.

Engelgau MM, Sampson UK, Rabadan-Diehl C, Smith R, Miranda J, Bloomfield GS, Belis D, Narayan KM; National Health, Lung, and Blood Institute–UnitedHealth Global Health Centers of Excellence Collaborators.

Glob Heart. 2016 Mar;11(1):5-15. doi: 10.1016/j.gheart.2015.12.016. Review. Erratum in: Glob Heart. 2018 Dec;13(4):369.


Delivery of health care for cardiovascular and metabolic diseases among people living with HIV/AIDS in African countries: a systematic review protocol.

Watkins DA, Tulloch NL, Anderson ME, Barnhart S, Steyn K, Levitt NS.

Syst Rev. 2016 Apr 16;5:63. doi: 10.1186/s13643-016-0241-5.


Knowledge and perceptions of risk for cardiovascular disease: Findings of a qualitative investigation from a low-income peri-urban community in the Western Cape, South Africa.

Surka S, Steyn K, Everett-Murphy K, Gaziano TA, Levitt N.

Afr J Prim Health Care Fam Med. 2015 Oct 22;7(1):891. doi: 10.4102/phcfm.v7i1.891.


Mobile Phone Text Messages to Support Treatment Adherence in Adults With High Blood Pressure (SMS-Text Adherence Support [StAR]): A Single-Blind, Randomized Trial.

Bobrow K, Farmer AJ, Springer D, Shanyinde M, Yu LM, Brennan T, Rayner B, Namane M, Steyn K, Tarassenko L, Levitt N.

Circulation. 2016 Feb 9;133(6):592-600. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.115.017530. Epub 2016 Jan 14.


Socioeconomic predictors and consequences of depression among primary care attenders with non-communicable diseases in the Western Cape, South Africa: cohort study within a randomised trial.

Folb N, Lund C, Fairall LR, Timmerman V, Levitt NS, Steyn K, Bachmann MO.

BMC Public Health. 2015 Nov 30;15:1194. doi: 10.1186/s12889-015-2509-4.


Multimorbidity, control and treatment of noncommunicable diseases among primary healthcare attenders in the Western Cape, South Africa.

Folb N, Timmerman V, Levitt NS, Steyn K, Bachmann MO, Lund C, Bateman ED, Lombard C, Gaziano TA, Zwarenstein M, Fairall LR.

S Afr Med J. 2015 Sep 21;105(8):642-7.


Increasing Prescription Length Could Cut Cardiovascular Disease Burden And Produce Savings In South Africa.

Gaziano T, Cho S, Sy S, Pandya A, Levitt NS, Steyn K.

Health Aff (Millwood). 2015 Sep;34(9):1578-85. doi: 10.1377/hlthaff.2015.0351.

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