B R Shah

Summary

Affiliation: Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Diabetes in visible minority populations in ontario
    Baiju R Shah
    Senior scientist at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences and an endocrinologist at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, both in Toronto, Ontario He is an associate professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto He can be reached at
    Healthc Q 16:14-7. 2013
  2. pmc Rapid increase in diabetes incidence among Chinese Canadians between 1996 and 2005
    Avreet Alangh
    Corresponding author Baiju R Shah
    Diabetes Care 36:3015-7. 2013
  3. pmc Will Mobile Diabetes Education Teams (MDETs) in primary care improve patient care processes and health outcomes? Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Enza Gucciardi
    Ryerson University, School of Nutrition, 350 Victoria Street, Toronto, ON M5B 2 K3, Canada
    Trials 13:165. 2012
  4. pmc Allocation techniques for balance at baseline in cluster randomized trials: a methodological review
    Noah M Ivers
    Family Practice Health Centre, Women s College Hospital, 76 Grenville Street, Toronto, ON, M5S1B2, Canada
    Trials 13:120. 2012
  5. pmc Risk factors, quality of care and prognosis in South Asian, East Asian and White patients with stroke
    Nadia A Khan
    Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, 620 B, 1081 Burrard Street, St, Paul s Hospita, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1Y6, Canada
    BMC Neurol 13:74. 2013
  6. pmc Designing and evaluating a web-based self-management site for patients with type 2 diabetes--systematic website development and study protocol
    Catherine H Yu
    Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, ON M5B 1W8, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 12:57. 2012
  7. pmc Cardiovascular complications and mortality after diabetes diagnosis for South Asian and Chinese patients: a population-based cohort study
    Baiju R Shah
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Diabetes Care 36:2670-6. 2013
  8. pmc Disparities in attendance at diabetes self-management education programs after diagnosis in Ontario, Canada: a cohort study
    Karen Cauch-Dudek
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, G106 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, ON, M4N 3M5, Canada
    BMC Public Health 13:85. 2013
  9. pmc Absence of disparities in the quality of primary diabetes care for South Asians and Chinese in an urban Canadian setting
    Baiju R Shah
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Diabetes Care 35:794-6. 2012
  10. pmc Feedback GAP: study protocol for a cluster-randomized trial of goal setting and action plans to increase the effectiveness of audit and feedback interventions in primary care
    Noah M Ivers
    Women s College Hospital Family Health Team, 76 Grenville Street, Toronto ON, M5 S 1B2, Canada
    Implement Sci 5:98. 2010

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Publications45

  1. ncbi request reprint Diabetes in visible minority populations in ontario
    Baiju R Shah
    Senior scientist at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences and an endocrinologist at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre, both in Toronto, Ontario He is an associate professor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Toronto He can be reached at
    Healthc Q 16:14-7. 2013
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  2. pmc Rapid increase in diabetes incidence among Chinese Canadians between 1996 and 2005
    Avreet Alangh
    Corresponding author Baiju R Shah
    Diabetes Care 36:3015-7. 2013
    ..To examine trends in diabetes incidence among Ontario residents with Chinese and European origins...
  3. pmc Will Mobile Diabetes Education Teams (MDETs) in primary care improve patient care processes and health outcomes? Study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Enza Gucciardi
    Ryerson University, School of Nutrition, 350 Victoria Street, Toronto, ON M5B 2 K3, Canada
    Trials 13:165. 2012
    ..This article describes the design for the evaluation of the implementation of Mobile Diabetes Education Teams (MDETs) in primary care settings in Canada...
  4. pmc Allocation techniques for balance at baseline in cluster randomized trials: a methodological review
    Noah M Ivers
    Family Practice Health Centre, Women s College Hospital, 76 Grenville Street, Toronto, ON, M5S1B2, Canada
    Trials 13:120. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc Risk factors, quality of care and prognosis in South Asian, East Asian and White patients with stroke
    Nadia A Khan
    Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, 620 B, 1081 Burrard Street, St, Paul s Hospita, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1Y6, Canada
    BMC Neurol 13:74. 2013
    ..We compared risk factors, quality of care and risk of death or recurrent stroke in South Asian, East Asian and White patients with acute ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke...
  6. pmc Designing and evaluating a web-based self-management site for patients with type 2 diabetes--systematic website development and study protocol
    Catherine H Yu
    Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, 30 Bond Street, Toronto, ON M5B 1W8, Canada
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 12:57. 2012
    ..Web-based interventions have the potential to bridge the gaps in diabetes care and self-management...
  7. pmc Cardiovascular complications and mortality after diabetes diagnosis for South Asian and Chinese patients: a population-based cohort study
    Baiju R Shah
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Diabetes Care 36:2670-6. 2013
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the risks of cardiovascular complications and of mortality after diabetes diagnosis for South Asian and Chinese patients, compared with European patients...
  8. pmc Disparities in attendance at diabetes self-management education programs after diagnosis in Ontario, Canada: a cohort study
    Karen Cauch-Dudek
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, G106 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, ON, M4N 3M5, Canada
    BMC Public Health 13:85. 2013
    ..The goals of the study were to determine the frequency of diabetes self-management education program utilization by newly-diagnosed patients, and to evaluate whether there were any demographic or clinical disparities in utilization...
  9. pmc Absence of disparities in the quality of primary diabetes care for South Asians and Chinese in an urban Canadian setting
    Baiju R Shah
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Diabetes Care 35:794-6. 2012
    ..To examine whether quality of diabetes care is equitable for South Asian and Chinese patients in an urban Canadian setting...
  10. pmc Feedback GAP: study protocol for a cluster-randomized trial of goal setting and action plans to increase the effectiveness of audit and feedback interventions in primary care
    Noah M Ivers
    Women s College Hospital Family Health Team, 76 Grenville Street, Toronto ON, M5 S 1B2, Canada
    Implement Sci 5:98. 2010
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  11. ncbi request reprint Propensity score methods gave similar results to traditional regression modeling in observational studies: a systematic review
    Baiju R Shah
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:550-9. 2005
    ..To determine whether adjusting for confounder bias in observational studies using propensity scores gives different results than using traditional regression modeling...
  12. pmc Diabetes prevalence and care in the Metis population of Ontario, Canada
    Baiju R Shah
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Diabetes Care 34:2555-6. 2011
    ..The Métis are a distinct Aboriginal people in Canada with a unique history, culture, and language. This study examined diabetes prevalence and care in the Métis of Ontario...
  13. doi request reprint Missed opportunities for type 2 diabetes testing following gestational diabetes: a population-based cohort study
    B R Shah
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Canada
    BJOG 118:1484-90. 2011
    ..This study sought to evaluate population-level trends in postpartum diabetes testing after GDM, and to evaluate postpartum physician care for these women...
  14. pmc Surname lists to identify South Asian and Chinese ethnicity from secondary data in Ontario, Canada: a validation study
    Baiju R Shah
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, M4N 3M5, Canada
    BMC Med Res Methodol 10:42. 2010
    ..Surname lists are useful for identifying cohorts of ethnic minority patients from secondary data sources. This study sought to develop and validate lists to identify people of South Asian and Chinese origin...
  15. pmc Evaluation of a toolkit to improve cardiovascular disease screening and treatment for people with type 2 diabetes: protocol for a cluster-randomized pragmatic trial
    Baiju R Shah
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Trials 11:44. 2010
    ..This study will evaluate the impact of the strategy to improve cardiovascular disease (CVD) screening, prevention and treatment for people with diabetes...
  16. doi request reprint Predictors and effectiveness of diabetes self-management education in clinical practice
    Baiju R Shah
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Patient Educ Couns 74:19-22. 2009
    ..To describe the demographic and clinical predictors of attendance at a diabetes education center (DEC) for self-management education, and to compare subsequent quality of care indicators between attendees and non-attendees...
  17. pmc Deficiencies in the quality of diabetes care: comparing specialist with generalist care misses the point
    Baiju R Shah
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Gen Intern Med 22:275-9. 2007
    ..The development of such interventions to help all physicians implement better quality care could greatly benefit people with diabetes...
  18. doi request reprint Utilization of physician services for diabetic patients from ethnic minorities
    Baiju R Shah
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Public Health (Oxf) 30:327-31. 2008
    ..Although ethnic variations in disease prevalence are known, variations in the utilization of physician services for the disease (particularly in publicly funded health care systems) are uncertain...
  19. pmc Self-reported diabetes is associated with self-management behaviour: a cohort study
    Baiju R Shah
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Canada
    BMC Health Serv Res 8:142. 2008
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Diabetes is not treated as a coronary artery disease risk equivalent
    Baiju R Shah
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario M4N3M5, Canada
    Diabetes Care 30:381-3. 2007
  21. ncbi request reprint Use of vascular risk-modifying medications for diabetic patients differs between physician specialties
    B R Shah
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Diabet Med 23:1117-23. 2006
    ..This study examined whether vascular risk-modifying medication utilization for diabetic patients differed among physician specialties...
  22. ncbi request reprint Diabetic patients with prior specialist care have better glycaemic control than those with prior primary care
    Baiju R Shah
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, ON, Canada
    J Eval Clin Pract 11:568-75. 2005
    ..To compare glycaemic control, as reflected in the A1c level, of diabetic patients with primary care vs. with specialist care...
  23. ncbi request reprint Clinical inertia in response to inadequate glycemic control: do specialists differ from primary care physicians?
    Baiju R Shah
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, G106 2075 Bayview Ave, Toronto, ON, Canada M4N 3M5
    Diabetes Care 28:600-6. 2005
    ..Failure to do so can be termed "clinical inertia." Because data suggest that specialist care results in better control than primary care, we evaluated whether specialists demonstrated less clinical inertia than primary care physicians...
  24. ncbi request reprint Risk modification for diabetic patients. Are other risk factors treated as diligently as glycemia?
    Baiju R Shah
    Department of Medicine and Clinical Epidemiology and Health Care Research Program, University of Toronto, Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences
    Can J Clin Pharmacol 11:e239-44. 2004
    ..However, other preventative interventions, such as using medications to manage lipid and blood pressure levels, are underused for diabetic patients...
  25. pmc Increased risk of cardiovascular disease in young women following gestational diabetes mellitus
    Baiju R Shah
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Diabetes Care 31:1668-9. 2008
    ..To determine whether women with gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) have an increased risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) following pregnancy...
  26. doi request reprint Using the Johns Hopkins' Aggregated Diagnosis Groups (ADGs) to predict 1-year mortality in population-based cohorts of patients with diabetes in Ontario, Canada
    P C Austin
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Diabet Med 29:1134-41. 2012
    ..The objective was to examine the ability of the Johns Hopkins' Aggregated Diagnosis Groups to predict mortality in population-based ambulatory samples of both incident and prevalent subjects with diabetes...
  27. doi request reprint Progression through diabetes therapies among new elderly users of metformin: a population-based study
    T Gomes
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences The Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Diabet Med 30:e51-5. 2013
    ..To examine temporal changes in progression to second-line therapies among older patients with diabetes newly treated with metformin...
  28. doi request reprint Abnormal screening glucose challenge test in pregnancy and future risk of diabetes in young women
    R Retnakaran
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Diabet Med 26:474-7. 2009
    ..Thus, in this context, we sought to determine whether women who have a pregnancy complicated by an abnormal GCT, but who do not have GDM, are at increased risk of subsequent diabetes, compared with their peers with an abnormal GCT...
  29. doi request reprint Adverse cardiovascular events during treatment with glyburide (glibenclamide) or gliclazide in a high-risk population
    D N Juurlink
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Diabet Med 29:1524-8. 2012
    ..Whether this imparts a higher risk of adverse cardiac events is unknown...
  30. pmc Mild glucose intolerance in pregnancy and risk of cardiovascular disease: a population-based cohort study
    Ravi Retnakaran
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    CMAJ 181:371-6. 2009
    ..Thus, we sought to determine whether pregnant women with an abnormal glucose challenge test result but without gestational diabetes have an increased risk of cardiovascular disease...
  31. doi request reprint Trends in selection and timing of first-line pharmacotherapy in older patients with Type 2 diabetes diagnosed between 1994 and 2006
    P D Foster
    Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Western Ontario, London Applied Health Research Centre, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Diabet Med 30:1209-13. 2013
    ..To characterize temporal trends in the selection and timing of first-line pharmacotherapy among older patients with Type 2 diabetes...
  32. pmc Markers of access to and quality of primary care for aboriginal people in Ontario, Canada
    Baiju R Shah
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4N 3M5
    Am J Public Health 93:798-802. 2003
    ..We evaluated primary care accessibility and quality for Ontario's aboriginal population...
  33. doi request reprint Impact of gestational diabetes on the risk of diabetes following pregnancy among Chinese and South Asian women
    G Mukerji
    University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Diabetologia 55:2148-53. 2012
    ..However, it is uncertain whether ethnicity modifies the effect of GDM on diabetes risk. We aimed to determine the risk of diabetes following pregnancy with and without GDM for Chinese and South Asian women compared with white women...
  34. doi request reprint Effect of subsequent pregnancies on the risk of developing diabetes following a first pregnancy complicated by gestational diabetes: a population-based study
    R Retnakaran
    Department of Medicine Institute of Medical Science, University of Toronto Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Diabet Med 28:287-92. 2011
    ..Thus, we sought to determine whether subsequent pregnancies are associated with the risk of developing diabetes following gestational diabetes...
  35. ncbi request reprint The effectiveness of implementing a reminder system into routine clinical practice: does it increase postpartum screening in women with gestational diabetes?
    A K Shea
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Chronic Dis Can 31:58-64. 2011
    ..The current study examined whether the implementation of a reminder system improved screening rates...
  36. pmc Blood glucose test strips: options to reduce usage
    Tara Gomes
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ 182:35-8. 2010
    ..The impact of more focused public-payer policies for the use of blood glucose test strips may be substantial...
  37. pmc Income-related differences in mortality among people with diabetes mellitus
    Lorraine L Lipscombe
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ 182:E1-E17. 2010
    ..Whether all income groups have benefited equally, however, is unclear. We examined the impact of income on mortality trends among people with diabetes...
  38. doi request reprint Increased rates of adverse outcomes for gestational diabetes and pre-pregnancy diabetes in on-reserve First Nations Women in Ontario, Canada
    S L Liu
    Resident Research Career Development Program, Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University, London, ON, Canada
    Diabet Med 29:e180-3. 2012
    ..To compare the prevalence of diabetes in pregnancy, pregnancy care and adverse pregnancy outcomes in on-reserve First Nations women vs. non-First Nations women in Ontario, Canada...
  39. doi request reprint New use of rosiglitazone decreased following publication of a meta-analysis suggesting harm
    B R Shah
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Canada
    Diabet Med 25:871-4. 2008
    ..It is uncertain whether meta-analyses lead to changes in prescribing practices. We studied trends in the prescribing of glucose-lowering therapy before and after the publication of a meta-analysis suggesting harm from rosiglitazone...
  40. ncbi request reprint Erythropoietin deficiency in hyporeninemia
    S Donnelly
    Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    Am J Kidney Dis 33:947-53. 1999
    ..3%) versus controls (99.4% +/- 0.1%; P = 0.007 and P = 0.01, respectively). Subjects with type 1 diabetes with HRHA had low hemoglobin concentrations that were caused, at least in part, by inappropriately low serum erythropoietin levels...
  41. ncbi request reprint Quantifying the risk of infectious diseases for people with diabetes
    Baiju R Shah
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Canada
    Diabetes Care 26:510-3. 2003
    ..Although certain rare infections are more common and infection-related mortality is higher, the risk of acquiring an infectious disease for diabetic patients has never been quantified...
  42. ncbi request reprint Outpatient gatifloxacin therapy and dysglycemia in older adults
    Laura Y Park-Wyllie
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, St Michael s Hospital, Toronto
    N Engl J Med 354:1352-61. 2006
    ..We examined dysglycemia-related health outcomes associated with various antibiotics in a population of approximately 1.4 million Ontario, Canada, residents 66 years of age or older...
  43. doi request reprint The impact of diabetes education on blood glucose self-monitoring among older adults
    Adam Millar
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    J Eval Clin Pract 16:790-3. 2010
    ..To determine whether attending diabetes education is associated with blood glucose self-monitoring among unselected older adults in routine clinical care...
  44. pmc Administrative data algorithms can describe ambulatory physician utilization
    Baiju R Shah
    Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, G106 2075 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, ON, Canada M4N 3M5
    Health Serv Res 42:1783-96. 2007
    ..To validate algorithms using administrative data that characterize ambulatory physician care for patients with a chronic disease...
  45. pmc Management of cardiovascular disease in patients with diabetes: the 2008 Canadian Diabetes Association guidelines
    Onil K Bhattacharyya
    Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont
    CMAJ 179:920-6. 2008