Banshi D. Saboo

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AIMS AND OBJECTIVES Obesity and overweight have become a worldwide epidemic, and there is an urgent need to examine childhood obesity and overweight across countries using a standardized international standard. In the present study we have investigated the prevalence of obesity and overweight and their association with socioeconomic status (SES) and the(More)
BACKGROUND To determine correlation of multiple parameters of socioeconomic status with cardiovascular risk factors in India. METHODS The study was performed at eleven cities using cluster sampling. Subjects (n = 6198, men 3426, women 2772) were evaluated for socioeconomic, demographic, biophysical and biochemical factors. They were classified into low,(More)
OBJECTIVE We conducted a multisite study to determine the prevalence and determinants of normotension, prehypertension, and hypertension, and awareness, treatment, and control of hypertension among urban middle-class subjects in India. METHODS We evaluated 6,106 middle-class urban subjects (men 3,371; women, 2,735; response rate, 62%) in 11 cities for(More)
Hans-Jacob Bangstada, Thomas Danneb, Larry Deebc, Przemyslawa Jarosz-Chobotd, Tatsuhiko Urakamie and Ragnar Hanasf aDepartment of Pediatrics, Oslo University Hospital, Ullevål, Norway bKinderkrankenhaus auf der Bult, Diabetes-Zentrum fur Kinder und Judendliche, Hannover, Germany cDepartment of Pediatrics, University of Florida College of Medicine,(More)
To evaluate the association of 87 genetic variants previously associated with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in genome-wide association studies of populations of European ancestry in an Asian Indian population with early-onset type 2 diabetes mellitus (EOT2DM). The study groups comprised of 877 type 2 diabetes individuals, 436 individuals with EOT2DM (age(More)
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is closely associated with metabolic syndrome. Prevalence of metabolic risk factors including diabetes mellitus, obesity, etc. is rapidly increasing in India putting this population at risk for NAFLD. Patients with NAFLD are at increased risk for liver-related morbidity and mortality and also cardiovascular disease(More)
BACKGROUND Nutrition is an important pillar of management in children with type 1 diabetes. Indian food is heavily influenced by region, religion, traditions, seasons, and cultural choices. This survey was done to assess current practices and the need for India specific nutritional guidelines for children with type 1 diabetes. MATERIALS AND METHODS Two(More)
AIM To determine whether pioglitazone is associated with an increased risk of bladder cancer among Indian type 2 diabetic patients. METHODS A retrospective data analysis of 2222 type 2 diabetic patients was conducted. The study subjects were divided into two equal groups: 1111 pioglitazone users and 1111 pioglitazone non-users. The safety of pioglitazone(More)
OBJECTIVE Despite the rising number of patients with diabetes and hypertension in India, there is a dearth of nationwide, comprehensive prevalence data on these diseases. Our study aimed at collecting data on the prevalence of diabetes and hypertension and the underlying risk factors in various outpatient facilities throughout India. METHODS This(More)
An intensified diabetes management approach (including increased education, monitoring, and contact with diabetes team) should be used for adolescents and also for younger children if glycaemic control is not achieved by insulin therapy. Treatment options may include increased frequency of injections (e.g. the patients on 2 bolus may require 3 or 4 bolus(More)