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Epidemiology of type 2 diabetes: Indian scenario.
India leads the world with largest number of diabetic subjects earning the dubious distinction of being termed the "diabetes capital of the world". According to the Diabetes Atlas 2006 published byExpand
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A simplified Indian Diabetes Risk Score for screening for undiagnosed diabetic subjects.
AIM The aim of this study was to develop and validate a simplified Indian Diabetes Risk Score for detecting undiagnosed diabetes in India. METHODS The risk score was derived from the Chennai UrbanExpand
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Cardiovascular risk and events in 17 low-, middle-, and high-income countries.
BACKGROUND More than 80% of deaths from cardiovascular disease are estimated to occur in low-income and middle-income countries, but the reasons are unknown. METHODS We enrolled 156,424 personsExpand
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Prevention and management of type 2 diabetes: dietary components and nutritional strategies
In the past couple of decades, evidence from prospective observational studies and clinical trials has converged to support the importance of individual nutrients, foods, and dietary patterns in theExpand
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Prevalence of coronary artery disease and its relationship to lipids in a selected population in South India: The Chennai Urban Population Study (CUPS No. 5).
OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence and risk factors for coronary artery disease (CAD) in a native urban South Indian population. BACKGROUND High prevalence rates ofExpand
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The impact of air pollution on deaths, disease burden, and life expectancy across the states of India: the Global Burden of Disease Study 2017
  • Kalpana Sagnik Tarun R S Michael Aaron J Jeffrey D Gufran Balakrishnan Dey Gupta Dhaliwal Brauer Cohen Stana, K. Balakrishnan, +74 authors L. Dandona
  • Geography, Medicine
  • The Lancet. Planetary health
  • 1 January 2019
Summary Background Air pollution is a major planetary health risk, with India estimated to have some of the worst levels globally. To inform action at subnational levels in India, we estimated theExpand
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Prevalence of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in urban south Indians in relation to different grades of glucose intolerance and metabolic syndrome.
AIM To estimate prevalence of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and its association with glucose intolerance (type 2 diabetes (DM), prediabetes) and metabolic syndrome (MS) in urban southExpand
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Revised IAP growth charts for height, weight and body mass index for 5- to 18-year-old Indian children
JustificationThe need to revise Indian Academy of Pediatrics (IAP) growth charts for 5- to 18-year-old Indian children and adolescents was felt as India is in nutrition transition and previous IAPExpand
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Prevalence of overweight and obesity among school children and adolescents in Chennai
ObjectivesTo determine the prevalence of overweight and obesity among children and adolescents in Chennai, India, using national and international age- and sex- specific body mass index (BMI) cut-offExpand
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Why are Indians more prone to diabetes?
  • V. Mohan
  • Medicine
  • The Journal of the Association of Physicians of…
  • 1 June 2004
Diabetes, a global public health problem, is now emerging as a pandemic and by the year 2025, three-quarters of the world's 300 million adults with diabetes will be in non-industrialized countriesExpand
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