Obesity and HIV: a compounding problem

Published in: South African Journal of Clinical Nutrition
Volume 31, issue 4, 2018 , pages: 78–83
DOI: 10.1080/16070658.2017.1404299
Author(s): Chara BiggsDiscipline of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, South Africa, Elizabeth SpoonerDepartment of Paediatrics and Child Health, South Africa


Objectives: A cross-sectional study was undertaken at Lancers Road Clinic, Durban, South Africa to determine body composition, haemoglobin, serum albumin and serum high sensitivity C-reactive protein (hs-CRP) levels in asymptomatic ART-naive HIV positive adults.

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