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    • A significant decline in IGF-I may predispose young Africans to subsequent cardiometabolic vulnerability 

      Schutte, Aletta E.; Huisman, Hugo W.; Van Rooyen, Johannes M.; Malan, Leoné; Malan, Nicolaas T.; Fourie, Catharina M.T.; Louw, Roan; Van der Westhuizen, Francois H.; Schutte, Rudolph (Oxford Univ Press, 2010)
      Objectives: Low serum IGF-I is an independent risk factor for diabetes and cardiovascular disease. These noncommunicable diseases are extremely common in urban black South Africans, but their IGF-I concentration is unknown. ...