Article

Differences between bone mineral density, lean and fat mass of HIV-positive and HIV-negative black women

DOI: 10.1080/16089677.2019.1589047
Author(s): C EllisCentre of Excellence for Nutrition, North-West University, South Africa, HS KrugerCentre of Excellence for Nutrition, North-West University, South Africa, P UkegbuCentre of Excellence for Nutrition, North-West University, South Africa, IM KrugerAfrica Unit for Transdisciplinary Health Research, North-West University, South Africa, M ViljoenDepartment of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacy, South Africa, MC KrugerSchool of Health Sciences, Massey University, New Zealand

Abstract

Objectives: To investigate the differences between bone mineral density (BMD), lean and fat mass of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV-) positive and HIV-negative black women and to investigate factors associated with low BMD.

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