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Strengths and Limitations of Using the Polypill in Cardiovascular Prevention

. Srinath Reddy declare that they have no conflict of interest. Human and Animal Rights and Informed Consent This article does not contain any studies with human or animal subjects performed by any of the ... effectively through an efficient health system. The polypill can fit well in to such a system but cannot substitute for it. Compliance with Ethics Guidelines Conflict of Interest Ambuj Roy, Nitish Naik, and K

Report from a symposium on catalyzing primary and secondary prevention of cancer in India

10:00–10:45 Session 2: National and global perspectives on cancer prevention Wayne Holden, RTI International Chairperson: Ravi Mehrotra, ICPO K. Srinath Reddy, PHFI Mobilizing local action for global

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...

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...

Cardiovascular Risk of NSAIDs: Time to Translate Knowledge into Practice

K. Srinath Reddy and Ambuj Roy discuss the Research Article by Patricia McGettigan and David Henry about the continued use of NSAIDs associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease

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

Association of breakfast intake with obesity, dietary and physical activity behavior among urban school-aged adolescents in Delhi, India: results of a cross-sectional study

Background In developed countries, regular breakfast consumption is inversely associated with excess weight and directly associated with better dietary and improved physical activity behaviors. Our objective was to describe the frequency of breakfast consumption among school-going adolescents in Delhi and evaluate its association with overweight and obesity as well as other...

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...

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...

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

Equity Must Accompany Economic Growth for Good Health

K. Srinath Reddy discusses a new research study by S. V. Subramanian and colleagues that found no strong evidence of recent economic growth in India being associated with a reduction in child

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

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


The Prevalence and Management of Diabetes in Rural India

data from this study can be viewed at: http://thegeorgeinstitute. org/ CLARA K. CHOW, MBBS1,4 P. KRISHNAM RAJU, MBBS3 RAMA RAJU, MBBS2 K. SRINATH REDDY, MD5 MAGNOLIA CARDONA, MPH1 DAVID S. CELERMAJER

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