K Srinath Reddy

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Affiliation: All India Institute of Medical Sciences
Country: India

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Diet, nutrition and the prevention of hypertension and cardiovascular diseases
    K Srinath Reddy
    Department of Cardiology, Cardiothoracic Centre, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Public Health Nutr 7:167-86. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk factor prevalence among men in a large industry of northern India
    D Prabhakaran
    Cardiothoracic Sciences Centre, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110029, India
    Natl Med J India 18:59-65. 2005
  3. pmc Methods for establishing a surveillance system for cardiovascular diseases in Indian industrial populations
    K S Reddy
    Department of Cardiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110029, India
    Bull World Health Organ 84:461-9. 2006
  4. pmc A cross-sectional investigation of regional patterns of diet and cardio-metabolic risk in India
    Carrie R Daniel
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Blvd, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Nutr J 10:12. 2011
  5. pmc Use of dried blood for measurement of trans fatty acids
    Ruby Gupta
    Department of Cardiac Biochemistry, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110029, India
    Nutr J 8:35. 2009
  6. pmc Multi-center feasibility study evaluating recruitment, variability in risk factors and biomarkers for a diet and cancer cohort in India
    Rashmi Sinha
    National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:405. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Hypertension in the developing world: a consequence of progress
    K Srinath Reddy
    All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Department of Cardiology, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110029, India
    Curr Cardiol Rep 8:399-404. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Shaw's critique of health care is still valid
    K Srinath Reddy
    All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, 110 029, India
    Int J Epidemiol 32:919-21. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Public health needs a boost, not bickering
    K Srinath Reddy
    Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi, India
    Natl Med J India 19:224-6. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Differences in the prevalence of metabolic syndrome in urban and rural India: a problem of urbanization
    D Prabhakaran
    Department of Cardiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110029, India
    Chronic Illn 3:8-19. 2007

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Publications61

  1. ncbi request reprint Diet, nutrition and the prevention of hypertension and cardiovascular diseases
    K Srinath Reddy
    Department of Cardiology, Cardiothoracic Centre, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Public Health Nutr 7:167-86. 2004
    ..This requires coordinated action at the level of governments, international organizations, civil society and responsible sections of the food industry...
  2. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risk factor prevalence among men in a large industry of northern India
    D Prabhakaran
    Cardiothoracic Sciences Centre, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110029, India
    Natl Med J India 18:59-65. 2005
    ..We aimed to evaluate the prevalence of CVD and its risk factors, and to assess the status of awareness and control of CVD risk factors among a large industrial population of northern India...
  3. pmc Methods for establishing a surveillance system for cardiovascular diseases in Indian industrial populations
    K S Reddy
    Department of Cardiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110029, India
    Bull World Health Organ 84:461-9. 2006
    ..To establish a surveillance network for cardiovascular diseases (CVD) risk factors in industrial settings and estimate the risk factor burden using standardized tools...
  4. pmc A cross-sectional investigation of regional patterns of diet and cardio-metabolic risk in India
    Carrie R Daniel
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, 6120 Executive Blvd, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Nutr J 10:12. 2011
    ..The role of diet in India's rapidly progressing chronic disease epidemic is unclear; moreover, diet may vary considerably across North-South regions...
  5. pmc Use of dried blood for measurement of trans fatty acids
    Ruby Gupta
    Department of Cardiac Biochemistry, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110029, India
    Nutr J 8:35. 2009
    ..In the present study fatty acid (with special emphasis on trans fatty acid) extraction from blood spotted and dried on filter paper was carried out to simplify the sample collection procedure and transportation...
  6. pmc Multi-center feasibility study evaluating recruitment, variability in risk factors and biomarkers for a diet and cancer cohort in India
    Rashmi Sinha
    National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, MD, USA
    BMC Public Health 11:405. 2011
    ..The aim of this feasibility study was to evaluate whether a diet-focused cohort study of cancer could be established in India, providing insight into potentially unique diet and lifestyle exposures...
  7. ncbi request reprint Hypertension in the developing world: a consequence of progress
    K Srinath Reddy
    All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Department of Cardiology, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110029, India
    Curr Cardiol Rep 8:399-404. 2006
    ..These efforts have the potential to reduce the emergence or lessen the toll of hypertension and its complication in many parts of the developing world...
  8. ncbi request reprint Commentary: Shaw's critique of health care is still valid
    K Srinath Reddy
    All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, 110 029, India
    Int J Epidemiol 32:919-21. 2003
  9. ncbi request reprint Public health needs a boost, not bickering
    K Srinath Reddy
    Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi, India
    Natl Med J India 19:224-6. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Differences in the prevalence of metabolic syndrome in urban and rural India: a problem of urbanization
    D Prabhakaran
    Department of Cardiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110029, India
    Chronic Illn 3:8-19. 2007
  11. pmc Discussions with adults and youth to inform the development of a community-based tobacco control programme
    Monika Arora
    Health Related Information Dissemination Amongst Youth HRIDAY, New Delhi, India
    Health Educ Res 28:58-71. 2013
    ..The results of these FGDs aided in finalizing the intervention model for Project ACTIVITY and guided its intervention development...
  12. doi request reprint Regional case studies--India
    K Srinath Reddy
    Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi, India
    Nestle Nutr Workshop Ser Pediatr Program 63:15-24; discussion 41-6, 259-68. 2009
    ..This principle should also apply to strategies, policies and nutrition and physical activity guidelines so that they take the regional differences into account...
  13. pmc Tobacco use in Bollywood movies, tobacco promotional activities and their association with tobacco use among Indian adolescents
    Monika Arora
    Health Related Information Dissemination Amongst Youth, New Delhi, India
    Tob Control 21:482-7. 2012
    ..Smoking in Hollywood movies is a known risk factor for teen smoking in the USA and Europe, but little is known about the association between exposure to tobacco use in Bollywood movies and teen tobacco use in India...
  14. doi request reprint Fruit and vegetable purchasing patterns and preferences in South Delhi
    Lauren E Finzer
    Centre for Chronic Disease Control, New Delhi, India
    Ecol Food Nutr 52:1-20. 2013
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  15. pmc Educational status and cardiovascular risk profile in Indians
    K Srinath Reddy
    Public Health Foundation of India, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110029, India
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:16263-8. 2007
    ..This study indicates the growing vulnerability of lower socioeconomic groups to CHD. Preventive strategies to reduce major CHD risk factors should focus on effectively addressing these social disparities...
  16. pmc Associations between tobacco marketing and use among urban youth in India
    Monika Arora
    Health Related Information Dissemination Amongst Youth, New Delhi, India
    Am J Health Behav 32:283-94. 2008
    ..To study if receptivity and exposure to tobacco marketing are correlated with tobacco use and psychosocial risk factors for tobacco use among a sample of urban Indian youth...
  17. pmc Utility of dried blood spots for measurement of cholesterol and triglycerides in a surveillance study
    Ramakrishnan Lakshmy
    Department of Cardiac Biochemistry, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    J Diabetes Sci Technol 4:258-62. 2010
    ..The collection of samples on filter paper for the assessment of risk factors circumvents the need for blood processing, storage, and shipment at ultralow temperatures...
  18. ncbi request reprint India wakes up to the threat of cardiovascular diseases
    K Srinath Reddy
    Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi, India
    J Am Coll Cardiol 50:1370-2. 2007
  19. pmc Tobacco control among disadvantaged youth living in low-income communities in India: introducing Project ACTIVITY
    Monika Arora
    HRIDAY Health Related Information Dissemination Amongst Youth, New Delhi, India
    Asian Pac J Cancer Prev 11:45-52. 2010
    ..In doing so, details regarding baseline characteristics of the study sample are provided...
  20. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular diseases in the developing countries: dimensions, determinants, dynamics and directions for public health action
    K Srinath Reddy
    All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi
    Public Health Nutr 5:231-7. 2002
    ..An empowered community, an enlightened policy and an energetic coalition of health professionals must ensure that development is not accompanied by distorted nutrition and disordered health...
  21. pmc Effectiveness of health promotion in preventing tobacco use among adolescents in India: research evidence informs the National Tobacco Control Programme in India
    Monika Arora
    Health Related Information Dissemination Amongst Youth HRIDAY, New Delhi, India
    Glob Health Promot 18:9-12. 2011
    ..This case study illustrates the need for developing countries to conduct rigorous evaluation in order to provide context-relevant evidence prior to scaling up interventions...
  22. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular disease in non-Western countries
    K Srinath Reddy
    All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
    N Engl J Med 350:2438-40. 2004
  23. ncbi request reprint Indian youth speak about tobacco: results of focus group discussions with school students
    Arima Mishra
    Health Related Information Dissemination Amongst Youth HRIDAY, New Delhi, India
    Health Educ Behav 32:363-79. 2005
    ..These findings are being used to develop a comprehensive intervention program to prevent and control tobacco use among Indian youth...
  24. doi request reprint Community-based model for preventing tobacco use among disadvantaged adolescents in urban slums of India
    Monika Arora
    HRIDAY, New Delhi, India
    Health Promot Int 25:143-52. 2010
    ..7%). No significant change was found for quit rate (p = 0.282) in the two groups. Community-based interventions can be effective in preventing adolescents from initiating tobacco use in a low-resource setting such as India...
  25. ncbi request reprint Differences in tobacco use among young people in urban India by sex, socioeconomic status, age, and school grade: assessment of baseline survey data
    K Srinath Reddy
    Department of Cardiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Lancet 367:589-94. 2006
    ..Changes in prevalence of tobacco use in adolescents are important to monitor, since increased use by young people might be a precursor to increased rates in the population...
  26. pmc HbA(1c) values for defining diabetes and impaired fasting glucose in Asian Indians
    Manisha Nair
    Fogarty International Centre and Centre of Excellence Centre for cArdiometabolic Risk Reduction in South Asia, Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi 122002, India
    Prim Care Diabetes 5:95-102. 2011
    ..To determine the glycosylated haemoglobin (HbA(1c)) cut-points for diabetes and impaired fasting glucose (IFG) among Asian Indians...
  27. ncbi request reprint Paraoxonase gene Q192R & L55M polymorphisms in Indians with acute myocardial infarction & association with oxidized low density lipoprotein
    Ramakrishnan Lakshmy
    Departments of Cardiac Biochemistry, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
    Indian J Med Res 131:522-9. 2010
    ..The present study looks at PON192 and 55 polymorphism among hospitalized Asian Indian patients with myocardial infarction (MI) and their association with circulating oxidized LDL and antioxidant status...
  28. doi request reprint Mapping of nutrition teaching and training initiatives in India: the need for Public Health Nutrition
    Shweta Khandelwal
    Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi, India
    Public Health Nutr 15:2020-5. 2012
    ..In the light of these issues, we undertook an exercise to map the existing educational initiatives for nutrition, and in particular PHN, in India...
  29. ncbi request reprint Differences in consumption of food items between obese and normal-weight people in India
    A Satija
    South Asia Network for Chronic Disease, C 1 52, First Floor, Safdarjung Development Area, New Delhi 110016, India
    Natl Med J India 25:10-3. 2012
    ..There is a rising prevalence of obesity in India, and diet may be a major determinant of this. We aimed to assess differences in types and quantities of food items consumed by obese and normal-weight people in India...
  30. doi request reprint Independent and interactive effects of plant sterols and fish oil n-3 long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids on the plasma lipid profile of mildly hyperlipidaemic Indian adults
    Shweta Khandelwal
    Centre for Chronic Disease Control CCDC, New Delhi, India
    Br J Nutr 102:722-32. 2009
    ..The potent hypotriacylglycerolaemic effect of plant sterols observed in the present study and this population warrants additional investigation...
  31. ncbi request reprint Improved method of total antioxidant assay
    Ruby Gupta
    Department of Cardiac Biochemistry, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110029
    Indian J Biochem Biophys 46:126-9. 2009
    ..The values of total antioxidant obtained by the two methods correlated well. Thus, total antioxidant can be estimated reliably using the microplate method...
  32. ncbi request reprint Role of EDTA chelation therapy in cardiovascular diseases
    J S Shrihari
    Department of Cardiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India
    Natl Med J India 19:24-6. 2006
    ..The available data do not support the use of chelation in cardiovascular diseases. This therapy should be used only in the context of a research trial including patients who have failed to respond to conventional treatment...
  33. ncbi request reprint Impact of a comprehensive telephone-based disease management programme on quality-of-life in patients with heart failure
    K Ramachandran
    Department of Cardiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110029, India
    Natl Med J India 20:67-73. 2007
    ..Disease management programmes for patients with heart failure have improving the quality-of-life (QOL) of patients with heart failure...
  34. pmc 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
    Neha J Pagidipati
    Centre for Chronic Disease Control, New Delhi, India
    PLoS ONE 8:e62061. 2013
    ..Data on gender differences in ACS presentation, management, and outcomes are sparse in India...
  35. pmc CARRS Surveillance study: design and methods to assess burdens from multiple perspectives
    Manisha Nair
    Public Health Foundation of India PHFI, New Delhi and CoE CARRS, PHFI, New Delhi, India
    BMC Public Health 12:701. 2012
    ..Aims: To develop a model surveillance system for CMDs and risk factors that could be adopted for continued assessment of burdens from multiple perspectives in South-Asian countries...
  36. ncbi request reprint Tobacco and alcohol use outcomes of a school-based intervention in New Delhi
    K Srinath Reddy
    Department of Cardiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi
    Am J Health Behav 26:173-81. 2002
    ..To reduce tobacco use among adolescents...
  37. doi request reprint Towards achievement of universal health care in India by 2020: a call to action
    K Srinath Reddy
    Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi, India
    Lancet 377:760-8. 2011
    ..In our call to action, we propose that India must achieve health care for all by 2020...
  38. ncbi request reprint The preventive polypill--much promise, insufficient evidence
    K Srinath Reddy
    All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
    N Engl J Med 356:212. 2007
  39. doi request reprint A cluster randomized controlled trial of a brief tobacco cessation intervention for low-income communities in India: study protocol
    Bidyut K Sarkar
    Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi, India Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, London, UK
    Addiction 109:371-8. 2014
    ....
  40. doi request reprint Wellness in the workplace: a multi-stakeholder health-promoting initiative of the World Economic Forum
    Helena Leurent
    Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi, India, USA
    Am J Health Promot 22:379-80, ii. 2008
    ..The authors discuss progress on this effort...
  41. ncbi request reprint A simple, cost-effective quality assurance model for measurement of lipids in a large epidemiological study
    R Lakshmy
    Department of Cardiac Biochemistry, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi 110029, India
    Natl Med J India 21:279-83. 2008
    ..Laboratory measurements are an integral part of epidemiological studies in cardiovascular disease. Standardization and quality assurance is of utmost importance in the context of multicentre studies...
  42. ncbi request reprint Responding to the threat of chronic diseases in India
    K Srinath Reddy
    Department of Cardiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi 110029, India
    Lancet 366:1744-9. 2005
    ..There is a need to increase resource allocation, coordinate multisectoral policy interventions, and enhance the engagement of the health system in activities related to chronic disease prevention and control...
  43. ncbi request reprint Nonesterified fatty acids as mediators of glucose intolerance in Indian Asian populations
    Jeetesh V Patel
    University Dept of Medicine, Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester M13 9WL, U K
    Diabetes Care 28:1505-7. 2005
  44. ncbi request reprint Linking Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) data to the WHO framework convention on tobacco control: the case for India
    Dhirendra Narain Sinha
    School of Preventive Oncology, Patna, Bihar, India
    Indian J Public Health 50:76-89. 2006
    ..Effective enforcement of the provisions of ITCA will show in the receding numbers of tobacco use prevalence figures and reduction in the expenditures associated with tobacco use in India...
  45. ncbi request reprint Diet and risk of ischemic heart disease in India
    Tanuja Rastogi
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 79:582-92. 2004
    ..Ischemic heart disease (IHD) is a leading cause of death in India. Dietary changes could reduce risk, but few studies have addressed the association between diet and IHD risk in India...
  46. ncbi request reprint Chronic diseases now a leading cause of death in rural India--mortality data from the Andhra Pradesh Rural Health Initiative
    Rohina Joshi
    The George Institute for International Health, PO Box M201, Missenden Road, Sydney NSW 2050, Australia
    Int J Epidemiol 35:1522-9. 2006
    ..The pattern of mortality is a key indicator of the consequent health effects but up-to-date, precise, and reliable statistics are few, particularly in rural areas...
  47. ncbi request reprint K Srinath Reddy: campaigning cardiologist in India
    Stephen Pincock
    Lancet 368:639. 2006
  48. ncbi request reprint Boosting public health capacity in India
    K Srinath Reddy
    Natl Med J India 19:122-5. 2006
  49. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular disease and risk factors among 345 adults in rural India--the Andhra Pradesh Rural Health Initiative
    Clara Chow
    The George Institute for International Health, University of Sydney, P O Box M 210, Missenden Road, Sydney 2050, Australia
    Int J Cardiol 116:180-5. 2007
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate the levels and management of major cardiovascular risk factors and the prevalence of cardiovascular disease in two villages in rural Andhra Pradesh, India...
  50. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular disease and the global tobacco epidemic: a wake-up call for cardiologists
    Samer Jabbour
    Faculties of Health Sciences and Medicine, American University of Beirut, Van Dyck Hall, Beirut, Lebanon
    Int J Cardiol 86:185-92. 2002
    ..Recommendations to involve more cardiologists in tobacco control, at the clinical, public health and policy levels, are presented...
  51. ncbi request reprint Case definitions for acute coronary heart disease in epidemiology and clinical research studies: a statement from the AHA Council on Epidemiology and Prevention; AHA Statistics Committee; World Heart Federation Council on Epidemiology and Prevention; the
    Russell V Luepker
    Circulation 108:2543-9. 2003
  52. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and risk of coronary heart disease in India
    Tanuja Rastogi
    Department of Nutrition, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA
    Int J Epidemiol 33:759-67. 2004
    ....
  53. pmc Burden of non-communicable diseases in South Asia
    Abdul Ghaffar
    Global Forum for Health Research, World Health Organization, 1211 Geneva 27, Switzerland
    BMJ 328:807-10. 2004
  54. ncbi request reprint Ban on tobacco use in films and television represents sound public health policy
    K Srinath Reddy
    Natl Med J India 18:115-8. 2005
  55. ncbi request reprint The prevalence and management of diabetes in rural India
    Clara K Chow
    Diabetes Care 29:1717-8. 2006
  56. doi request reprint Linking Global Youth Tobacco Survey 2003 and 2006 data to tobacco control policy in India
    Dhirendra Narain Sinha
    School of Preventive Oncology, A 27, Anandpuri, Boring Canal Rd, Patna 800001, Bihar, India
    J Sch Health 78:368-73. 2008
    ..During this same period, India conducted the Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) in 2003 and 2006 in an effort to track tobacco use among adolescents...
  57. doi request reprint Treatment and outcomes of acute coronary syndromes in India (CREATE): a prospective analysis of registry data
    Denis Xavier
    St John s Medical College and St John s Research Institute, Bangalore, India
    Lancet 371:1435-42. 2008
    ..We aimed to document the characteristics, treatments, and outcomes of patients with acute coronary syndromes who were admitted to hospitals in India...
  58. ncbi request reprint Differences in prevalence of tobacco use among Indian urban youth: the role of socioeconomic status
    Charu Mathur
    Division of Epidemiology and Community Health, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA
    Nicotine Tob Res 10:109-16. 2008
    ..The psychosocial risk profile of government school students suggests they are more vulnerable to initiation and use and to outside influences that encourage use...
  59. ncbi request reprint Scaling up interventions for chronic disease prevention: the evidence
    Thomas A Gaziano
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Lancet 370:1939-46. 2007
    ..Finally, we review evidence for policy implementation in areas of strong causality or highly probable benefit--eg, changes in personal interventions for diabetes reduction, restructuring of health systems, and wider policy decisions...
  60. ncbi request reprint Prevention of cardiovascular disease in high-risk individuals in low-income and middle-income countries: health effects and costs
    Stephen S Lim
    Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98102, USA
    Lancet 370:2054-62. 2007
    ..43 to $0.90 across low-income countries and from $0.54 to $2.93 across middle-income countries. This package could effectively meet three-quarters of the proposed global goal with a moderate increase in health expenditure...
  61. ncbi request reprint Intermediate outcomes from Project MYTRI: mobilizing youth for tobacco-related initiatives in India
    Melissa H Stigler
    Michael and Susan Dell Center for Advancement of Healthy Living, University of Texas School of Public Health, Austin Campus, Austin, TX 78701, USA
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:1050-6. 2007
    ..02) or chew tobacco when they reached college (P < 0.01). No changes in actual tobacco use were observed at this stage of the study...