Articles by Author: G A Ettyang

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  1. Assessment of body composition in lactating mothers in a rural African community using deuterium oxide

    Assessment of body composition in lactating mothers in a rural African community using deuterium oxide

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition
    Background and objective. The deuterium oxide (DO) dilution method for measuring body composition was validated against the widely used skinfold (SF) measurement-based equation of Durnin and Womersley. The study involved 10 lactating women living in a rural community in Nandi,...
  2. Morbidity and nutrition status of rural drug-naïve Kenyan women living with HIV

    Morbidity and nutrition status of rural drug-naïve Kenyan women living with HIV

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This paper describes morbidity in a group of HIV-positive drug-naïve rural women in western Kenya. A total of 226 drug-naïve HIV-positive women were evaluated for baseline morbidity, immune function, and anthropometry before a food-based nutrition intervention. Kenyan nurses visited women...