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Socio-economic patterning of cardiometabolic risk factors in rural and peri-urban India: Andhra Pradesh children and parents study (APCAPS)

Aim To assess the prevalence of cardiometabolic risk factors by socio-economic position (SEP) in rural and peri-urban Indian population. Subjects and methods Cross-sectional survey of 3,948 adults (1,154 households) from Telangana (2010–2012) was conducted to collect questionnaire-based data, physical measurements and fasting blood samples. We compared the prevalence of risk ...

Association of Common Genetic Variants with Lipid Traits in the Indian Population

Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) have been instrumental in identifying novel genetic variants associated with altered plasma lipid levels. However, these quantitative trait loci have not been tested in the Indian population, where there is a poorly understood and growing burden of cardiometabolic disorders. We present the association of six single nucleotide polymorphisms in ...

Informing the 2011 UN Session on Noncommunicable Diseases: Applying Lessons from the AIDS Response

In advance of the September 2011 UN Summit on non-communicable diseases (NCDs), Rebecca Dirks and colleagues identify lessons from the AIDS epidemic that can inform the response to the growing epidemic of NCDs.

Dietary Intake and Rural-Urban Migration in India: A Cross-Sectional Study

Background Migration from rural areas of India contributes to urbanisation and lifestyle change, and dietary changes may increase the risk of obesity and chronic diseases. We tested the hypothesis that rural-to-urban migrants have different macronutrient and food group intake to rural non-migrants, and that migrants have a diet more similar to urban non-migrants. Methods and ...

Association between Gender, Process of Care Measures, and Outcomes in ACS in India: Results from the Detection and Management of Coronary Heart Disease (DEMAT) Registry

Background Studies from high-income countries have shown that women receive less aggressive diagnostics and treatment than men in acute coronary syndromes (ACS), though their short-term mortality does not appear to differ from men. Data on gender differences in ACS presentation, management, and outcomes are sparse in India. Methods and Results The Detection and Management of ...

Evaluation of the Indian Migration Study Physical Activity Questionnaire (IMS-PAQ): a cross-sectional study

Background Socio-cultural differences for country-specific activities are rarely addressed in physical activity questionnaires. We examined the reliability and validity of the Indian Migration Study Physical Activity Questionnaire (IMS-PAQ) in urban and rural groups in India. Methods A sub-sample of IMS participants (n = 479) was used to examine short term (≤1 month [n = 158]) and ...

Evaluation of seven common lipid associated loci in a large Indian sib pair study

Dudbridge 0 Dorairaj Prabhakaran Yoav Ben-Shlomo K Srinath Reddy Shah Ebrahim 0 Giriraj R Chandak Indian Migration Study Group 0 Faculty of Epidemiology and Population Health, London School of Hygiene and ... manuscript and gave their final approval for this version of the manuscript to be published. The Indian Migration Study group comprises: New Delhi: K. Srinath Reddy, Dorairaj Prabhakaran, Tulsi Patel, Lakshmy

Adult Metabolic Syndrome and Impaired Glucose Tolerance Are Associated With Different Patterns of BMI Gain During Infancy: Data from the New Delhi birth cohort

CAROLINE H.D. FALL DM HARSHPAL SINGH SACHDEV CLIVE OSMOND PHD RAMAKRISHNAN LAKSHMY PHD SUSHANT DEY BISWAS MSTAT DORAIRAJ PRABHAKARAN DM NIKHIL TANDON PHD SIDDHARTH RAMJI K. SRINATH REDDY DM DAVID J.P

The Effect of Rural-to-Urban Migration on Obesity and Diabetes in India: A Cross-Sectional Study

the migration study and to the participants. The Indian Migration Study group comprises: New Delhi: K. Srinath Reddy, Dorairaj Prabhakaran, Tulsi Patel, Lakshmy Ramakrishnan, Ruby Gupta, Tanica Lyngdoh

A Cross-Sectional Study of the Microeconomic Impact of Cardiovascular Disease Hospitalization in Four Low- and Middle-Income Countries

. Moran Thomas A. Gaziano Marc Suhrcke K. Srinath Reddy Stephen Leeder Dorairaj German Malaga, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, Peru Objective: To estimate individual and household economic impact of ... capacity to pay or without more active policies to prevent or at least postpone the onset of CVD in LMIC. Steering Committee. Dorairaj Prabhakaran, Stephen Leeder, K. Srinath Reddy, Krishna D. Rao, Andres

Nonesterified Fatty Acids as Mediators of Glucose Intolerance in Indian Asian Populations

. SRINATH REDDY 0 J. KENNEDY CRUICKSHANK 2 0 Department of Cardiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences , Delhi , India.; the 1 Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust , West Bromwich , U.K