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    • IGF-1 and NT-proBNP in a black and white population: the SABPA study 

      Koegelenberg, Anna S.E.; Smith, Wayne; Schutte, Rudolph; Schutte, Aletta E. (Wiley, 2016)
      Background Black populations exhibit lower concentrations of the cardioprotective peptide, insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1), and are more prone to develop hypertensive heart disease than whites. We therefore determined ...
    • Insulin-like growth factor-1 and cardiometabolic function : a bi-ethnic population study 

      Koegelenberg, Anna Susanna Elizabeth (North-West University (South Africa) , Potchefstroom Campus, 2017)
      In this thesis the cardiovascular protective role of IGF-1 was confirmed. Attenuated IGF-1 among black South Africans are linked to the metabolic syndrome and a marker of vascular endothelial damage. Furthermore, on a ...