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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)
BACKGROUND Chronic systemic inflammation is an early process in pathogenesis of type 2 diabetes. Hence the present study was aimed to investigate the effect of traditionally known plant Ficus religiosa on elevated glucose and inflammatory marker namely tumor necrosis factor (TNF)-α in type 2 diabetic rats. METHODS Type 2 diabetes was induced by(More)
OBJECTIVES To determine the prevalence of diabetes and awareness, treatment and control of cardiovascular risk factors in population-based participants in India. METHODS A study was conducted in 11 cities in different regions of India using cluster sampling. Participants were evaluated for demographic, biophysical, and biochemical risk factors. 6198(More)
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