Aletta Elisabeth Schutte

Summary

Affiliation: North-West University
Country: South Africa

Publications

  1. ncbi Aging influences the level and functions of fasting plasma ghrelin levels: the POWIRS-Study
    Aletta Elisabeth Schutte
    School for Physiology, Nutrition and Consumer Sciences, North West University, Potchefstroom Campus, Private Bag X6001, Potchefstroom 2520, South Africa
    Regul Pept 139:65-71. 2007
  2. ncbi Sensitivity of the Finometer device in detecting acute and medium-term changes in cardiovascular function
    Aletta E Schutte
    School for Physiology, Nutrition and Consumer Sciences, Potchefstroomse Universiteit vir CHO, Private Bag X6001, Potchefstroom, 2520, South Africa
    Blood Press Monit 8:195-201. 2003
  3. ncbi Validation of the Finometer device for measurement of blood pressure in black women
    A E Schutte
    School for Physiology, Nutrition and Consumer Sciences, Potchefstroom University for Christian Higher Education, South Africa
    J Hum Hypertens 18:79-84. 2004
  4. ncbi Inflammation, obesity and cardiovascular function in African and Caucasian women from South Africa: the POWIRS study
    A E Schutte
    School for Physiology, Nutrition and Consumer Sciences, North West University, Potchefstroom, North West Province 2520, South Africa
    J Hum Hypertens 20:850-9. 2006
  5. ncbi Cardiovascular effects of oral Supplementation of vitamin C, E and folic acid in young healthy males
    Aletta E Schutte
    School for Physiology, Nutrition and Consumer Sciences, North West University Potchefstroom Campus, South Africa
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 74:285-93. 2004
  6. ncbi Modulation of baroreflex sensitivity by walnuts versus cashew nuts in subjects with metabolic syndrome
    Aletta E Schutte
    School for Physiology, Nutrition and Consumer Sciences, North West University Potchefstroom Campus, Potchefstroom 2520, South Africa
    Am J Hypertens 19:629-36. 2006
  7. ncbi Could statistical adjustments for age mask the insulin-blood pressure relationship?
    Aletta E Schutte
    North West University, Potchefstroom Campus, School for Physiology, Nutrition and Consumer Sciences, Private Bag X6001, Potchefstroom 2520, South Africa
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 72:104-7. 2006
  8. ncbi Specific coping strategies of Africans during urbanization: comparing cardiovascular responses and perception of health data
    Leone Malan
    School for Physiology, Nutrition and Consumer Sciences, North West University, Potchefstroom Campus, Private Bag X6001, Potchefstroom 2520, South Africa
    Biol Psychol 72:305-10. 2006
  9. doi The usefulness of γ-glutamyltransferase as a marker of cardiovascular function in Africans and Caucasians: the SABPA study
    Hugo Willem Huisman
    Hypertension in Africa Research Team, School for Physiology, North West University, Potchefstroom Campus, Potchefstroom, South Africa
    Clin Exp Hypertens 34:8-16. 2012
  10. ncbi Coping mechanisms, perception of health and cardiovascular dysfunction in Africans
    Leone Malan
    School for Physiology, Nutrition and Consumer Sciences, North West University, Potchefstroom Campus, Private Bag X6001, Potchefstroom, 2520, South Africa
    Int J Psychophysiol 61:158-66. 2006

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. ncbi Aging influences the level and functions of fasting plasma ghrelin levels: the POWIRS-Study
    Aletta Elisabeth Schutte
    School for Physiology, Nutrition and Consumer Sciences, North West University, Potchefstroom Campus, Private Bag X6001, Potchefstroom 2520, South Africa
    Regul Pept 139:65-71. 2007
    ....
  2. ncbi Sensitivity of the Finometer device in detecting acute and medium-term changes in cardiovascular function
    Aletta E Schutte
    School for Physiology, Nutrition and Consumer Sciences, Potchefstroomse Universiteit vir CHO, Private Bag X6001, Potchefstroom, 2520, South Africa
    Blood Press Monit 8:195-201. 2003
    ..The aim was therefore to determine the sensitivity of the Finometer regarding acute and longer-term cardiovascular changes...
  3. ncbi Validation of the Finometer device for measurement of blood pressure in black women
    A E Schutte
    School for Physiology, Nutrition and Consumer Sciences, Potchefstroom University for Christian Higher Education, South Africa
    J Hum Hypertens 18:79-84. 2004
    ..It can therefore be recommended for measurements in the clinical set-up and for research purposes...
  4. ncbi Inflammation, obesity and cardiovascular function in African and Caucasian women from South Africa: the POWIRS study
    A E Schutte
    School for Physiology, Nutrition and Consumer Sciences, North West University, Potchefstroom, North West Province 2520, South Africa
    J Hum Hypertens 20:850-9. 2006
    ....
  5. ncbi Cardiovascular effects of oral Supplementation of vitamin C, E and folic acid in young healthy males
    Aletta E Schutte
    School for Physiology, Nutrition and Consumer Sciences, North West University Potchefstroom Campus, South Africa
    Int J Vitam Nutr Res 74:285-93. 2004
    ..In conclusion, beneficial effects of antioxidants and folate were observed probably because the supplementation was used by young healthy subjects under carefully controlled conditions...
  6. ncbi Modulation of baroreflex sensitivity by walnuts versus cashew nuts in subjects with metabolic syndrome
    Aletta E Schutte
    School for Physiology, Nutrition and Consumer Sciences, North West University Potchefstroom Campus, Potchefstroom 2520, South Africa
    Am J Hypertens 19:629-36. 2006
    ....
  7. ncbi Could statistical adjustments for age mask the insulin-blood pressure relationship?
    Aletta E Schutte
    North West University, Potchefstroom Campus, School for Physiology, Nutrition and Consumer Sciences, Private Bag X6001, Potchefstroom 2520, South Africa
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 72:104-7. 2006
    ..It is therefore suggested that when the relationship between fasting insulin and BP is assessed, age stratification be used and not statistical adjustments...
  8. ncbi Specific coping strategies of Africans during urbanization: comparing cardiovascular responses and perception of health data
    Leone Malan
    School for Physiology, Nutrition and Consumer Sciences, North West University, Potchefstroom Campus, Private Bag X6001, Potchefstroom 2520, South Africa
    Biol Psychol 72:305-10. 2006
    ....
  9. doi The usefulness of γ-glutamyltransferase as a marker of cardiovascular function in Africans and Caucasians: the SABPA study
    Hugo Willem Huisman
    Hypertension in Africa Research Team, School for Physiology, North West University, Potchefstroom Campus, Potchefstroom, South Africa
    Clin Exp Hypertens 34:8-16. 2012
    ..The aim is to compare correlations with markers of vascular function between African and Caucasian groups...
  10. ncbi Coping mechanisms, perception of health and cardiovascular dysfunction in Africans
    Leone Malan
    School for Physiology, Nutrition and Consumer Sciences, North West University, Potchefstroom Campus, Private Bag X6001, Potchefstroom, 2520, South Africa
    Int J Psychophysiol 61:158-66. 2006
    ..01) than AC women. In conclusion, all AC and PC subjects reacted with increased vascular reactivity on the handgrip test. PC men presented enhanced vascular reactivity, PRA and perception of poorer health values...
  11. doi Adipokines and cardiometabolic function: How are they interlinked?
    Aletta Elisabeth Schutte
    Hypertension in Africa Research Team HART, North West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa
    Regul Pept 164:133-8. 2010
    ..Secondly we evaluated the interrelationships of adipokines and ghrelin in concert with various cardiometabolic markers...
  12. doi Dimethylarginines: their vascular and metabolic roles in Africans and Caucasians
    Aletta E Schutte
    Hypertension in Africa Research Team, School for Physiology, Nutrition and Consumer Sciences, North West University Potchefstroom Campus, Private Bag X6001, Potchefstroom 2520, South Africa
    Eur J Endocrinol 162:525-33. 2010
    ..Since little information regarding ADMA or SDMA is available for Africans, our aim was to explore the relationships of ADMA and SDMA with measures of arterial stiffness and IR in Africans and Caucasians from South Africa...
  13. ncbi Differences and similarities regarding adiponectin investigated in African and Caucasian women
    Aletta E Schutte
    School for Physiology, Nutrition and Consumer Sciences, North West University Potchefstroom Campus, Private Bag X6001, Potchefstroom 2520, South Africa
    Eur J Endocrinol 157:181-8. 2007
    ..A second objective was to determine which components of the metabolic syndrome are more closely related to adiponectinemia in both groups...
  14. doi A significant decline in IGF-I may predispose young Africans to subsequent cardiometabolic vulnerability
    Aletta E Schutte
    Hypertension in Africa Research Team, School for Physiology, Nutrition, and Consumer Sciences, North West University Potchefstroom Campus, Private Bag X6001, Potchefstroom 2520, South Africa
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 95:2503-7. 2010
    ....
  15. ncbi Differences in cardiovascular function of rural and urban African males: the THUSA study
    Rudolph Schutte
    School of Physiology, Nutrition and Consumer Sciences, North West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa
    Cardiovasc J S Afr 15:161-5. 2004
    ..Besides the already observed increases in blood pressure, there is still uncertainty as to how the factors associated with urbanisation influence the cardiovascular system as a whole...
  16. ncbi The influence of cardiac and vascular responses on baseline cardiovascular parameters in Black African children
    Carla M T Fourie
    School for Physiology, Nutrition and Consumer Sciences, Subject Group Physiology, North West University, Potchefstroom Campus, Potchefstroom, South Africa
    Ethn Dis 18:187-91. 2008
    ..Because cardiovascular reactivity can be used to predict hypertension in later life, we attempted to determine whether cardiac and vascular responses to a task in Black South African children influence their cardiovascular parameters...
  17. doi Stunting, adiposity, and low-grade inflammation in African adolescents from a township high school
    Herculina Salome Kruger
    School of Physiology, Nutrition and Consumer Science, North West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa
    Nutrition 26:90-9. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to compare the inflammatory status of children with differences in nutritional status...
  18. doi Von Willebrand factor as marker of vascular function in South African women: the POWIRS Study
    Rudolph Schutte
    Subject Group Physiology, School for Physiology, Nutrition, and Consumer Sciences, North West University Potchefstroom Campus, Potchefstroom, South Africa
    Am J Hypertens 21:1298-303. 2008
    ..We investigated whether associations between this marker and markers of cardiovascular function in Caucasian women are comparable with African women...
  19. ncbi Associations between arterial compliance and anthropometry of children from four ethnic groups in south africa: the THUSA BANA Study
    Aletta Elisabeth Schutte
    School for Physiology, Nutrition and Consumer Sciences, Potchefstroom University for Christian Higher Education, Potchefstroom, South Africa
    Blood Press 12:97-103. 2003
    ..To investigate whether associations and differences exist regarding the arterial compliance, dietary intake and anthropometric parameters of children of four different ethnic groups in South Africa...
  20. ncbi Hyperuricaemia is an independent factor for the metabolic syndrome in a sub-Saharan African population: a factor analysis
    Manja Reimann
    School for Physiology, Nutrition and Consumer Sciences, North West University Potchefstroom Campus, Private Bag X6001, Potchefstroom 2520, South Africa
    Atherosclerosis 197:638-45. 2008
    ..To assess the risk factor pattern of the metabolic syndrome and its association with insulin resistance and hyperuricaemia in a sub-Saharan African population with different levels of urbanisation...
  21. ncbi Differences in resting cardiovascular parameters in 10- to 15-year-old children of different ethnicity: the contribution of physiological and psychological factors
    Johannes M van Rooyen
    School of Physiology, Nutrition and Consumer Sciences, Potchefstroom University, Potchefstroom, South Africa
    Ann Behav Med 28:163-70. 2004
    ..This is an epidemiological, cross-sectional study for which 1,244 children between 10 and 15 years of age were recruited from 44 schools...
  22. doi Serum calcium revisited: associations with 24-h ambulatory blood pressure and cardiovascular reactivity in Africans
    Rudolph Schutte
    Hypertension in Africa Research Team HART, School for Physiology, Nutrition, and Consumer Sciences, North West University Potchefstroom Campus, Potchefstroom, South Africa
    Hypertens Res 33:688-94. 2010
    ..The blood pressure-serum calcium relationship seems to be mediated through increased vascular resistance during stress...
  23. ncbi Early cardiovascular changes in 10- to 15-year-old stunted children: the Transition and Health during Urbanization in South Africa in Children study
    Johannes M van Rooyen
    School of Physiology, Nutrition and Consumer Sciences, Faculty of Health Science, North West University, Potchefstroom Campus, Potchefstroom, South Africa
    Nutrition 21:808-14. 2005
    ..In this study we tested the hypothesis that stunting may be related to changes in cardiovascular function in African children ages 10 to 15 y...
  24. ncbi Ethnic differences in C-peptide secretion but not in non-esterified fatty acid metabolism in pre-menopausal women with and without abdominal obesity
    Manja Reimann
    School for Physiology, Nutrition and Consumer Sciences, North West University Potchefstroom Campus, Potchefstroom, South Africa
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 77:62-9. 2007
    ..This may be of importance for the development of hypertension in this population group...
  25. doi The association of red blood cell counts with endothelin-1 in African and Caucasian women
    Hugo W Huisman
    Subject Group Physiology, North West University, Private Bag, Potchefstroom, South Africa
    Clin Exp Hypertens 31:1-10. 2009
    ..This is an indication that endothelin-1 might interfere with erythrocyte production in Africans with higher levels of inflammation...
  26. ncbi Protective effect against type 2 diabetes mellitus identified within the ACDC gene in a black South African diabetic cohort
    Antonel Olckers
    Centre for Genome Research, North West University Potchefstroom Campus, Persequor Park, Pretoria, South Africa
    Metabolism 56:587-92. 2007
    ..This investigation therefore underscores the genetic heterogeneity at T2D susceptibility loci within the black South African population...
  27. ncbi Lipid abnormalities in a never-treated HIV-1 subtype C-infected African population
    Carla Maria T Fourie
    HART Hypertension in Africa Research Team, Subject Group Physiology, North West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa
    Lipids 45:73-80. 2010
    ..2 vs. 11.5%; IDF, 21.1 vs. 22.6%). This study shows that HIV-1 subtype C is associated with dyslipidemia, but not with a higher incidence of MetS in never antiretroviral-treated HIV-infected Africans...
  28. ncbi Blood glutathione and subclinical atherosclerosis in African men: the SABPA Study
    Rudolph Schutte
    Subject Group Physiology, School for Physiology, Nutrition, and Consumer Sciences, Hypertension in Africa Research Team, North West University Potchefstroom Campus, Potchefstroom, South Africa
    Am J Hypertens 22:1154-9. 2009
    ..Sub-Saharan Africans face an increasing burden of hypertension and related cardiac and cerebrovascular morbidity and mortality, making the identification of factors leading to early vascular abnormalities imperative...