Articles by Author: Makepisi Lesiba Isaac Mashitisho

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  1. Incidence of hypoglycaemia among insulin-treated patients with type 1 or type 2 diabetes mellitus: South African cohort of International Operations Hypoglycaemia Assessment Tool (IO HAT) study

    Incidence of hypoglycaemia among insulin-treated patients with type 1 or type 2 diabetes mellitus: South African cohort of International Operations Hypoglycaemia Assessment Tool (IO HAT) study

    Objectives: To assess the incidence and rates of hypoglycaemia in patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM) or type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in the South African cohort of the International Operations Hypoglycaemia Assessment Tool (IO HAT) study.
  2. Some syntactic and semantic aspects of the chiShona subject relation

    Some syntactic and semantic aspects of the chiShona subject relation

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Journal of African Languages
    The main aim of this article is to present some syntactic and semantic characteristics of the chiShona subject relation, with specific reference to its behaviour in the passive, reflexive and wh-question transformational rules. It evaluates the state and nature of...
  3. Sources of inspiration for music composition in Okpe

    Sources of inspiration for music composition in Okpe

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of the Musical Arts in Africa
    This article investigates various sources of inspiration evident in creative compositions of traditional music in the Okpe culture (Nigeria), as observed personally and according to eyewitness and insiders or practitioners’ accounts collected via interviews, discussion, observation and participation. The focus...
  4. A New Species of Monstrillid Copepod from South African Waters

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Zoologica Africana
    All the species of monstriliids (Copepoda, Monstrilloida) reported from African waters are listed. A new species, Monstrilla papilliremis, is described from Richard's Bay, South Africa.
  5. The use of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors in general medicine

    The use of angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors in general medicine

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors are a class of drugs commonly used in the management of hypertension, congestive heart failure, cerebrovascular disease, stable coronary heart disease and diabetes-associated nephropathy. ACE inhibitors are divided into three classes, namely sulphydryl-containing ACE inhibitors structurally...
  6. Management of hypertension in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus

    Management of hypertension in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: South African Family Practice
    Hypertension and diabetes co-exist. The prevalence of hypertension is higher in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus, while patients with hypertension have a higher incidence of developing type 2 diabetes mellitus. Hypertension in patients with diabetes is linked to cardiovascular...
  7. Attitudes of women and men living with HIV and their healthcare providers towards pregnancy and abortion by HIV-positive women in Nigeria and Zambia

    Attitudes of women and men living with HIV and their healthcare providers towards pregnancy and abortion by HIV-positive women in Nigeria and Zambia

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    Fertility decisions among people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) are complicated by disease progression, the health of their existing children and possible antiretroviral therapy (ART) use, among other factors. Using a sample of HIV-positive women (n = 353) and men (n...
  8. Temporal distribution of baseline characteristics and association with early mortality among HIV-positive patients at University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria

    Temporal distribution of baseline characteristics and association with early mortality among HIV-positive patients at University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The first six months of HIV care and treatment are very important for long-term outcome. Early mortality (within 6 months of care initiation) undermines care and treatment goals. This study assessed the temporal distribution in baseline characteristics and early mortality...
  9. Aboveground biomass production of a semi-arid southern African savanna: towards a new model

    Aboveground biomass production of a semi-arid southern African savanna: towards a new model

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    Following a field campaign to determine the species composition, canopy cover, aboveground annual production and leaf area index (LAI) of the semi-arid savanna of north-western Namibia, we present a production model that can be used by graziers to determine the...