Ambady Ramachandran

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Country: India

Publications

  1. doi Diabetes in South-East Asia: An update
    Ambady Ramachandran
    India Diabetes Research Foundation and Dr A Ramachandran s Diabetes Hospitals, Chennai, India Electronic address
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 103:231-7. 2014
  2. doi Effectiveness of mobile phone messaging in prevention of type 2 diabetes by lifestyle modification in men in India: a prospective, parallel-group, randomised controlled trial
    Ambady Ramachandran
    India Diabetes Research Foundation and Dr A Ramachandran s Diabetes Hospitals, Chennai, India Electronic address
    Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol 1:191-8. 2013
  3. doi Obesity in Asia--is it different from rest of the world
    Ambady Ramachandran
    India Diabetes Research Foundation, Dr A Ramachandran s Diabetes Hospitals, no 28 Marshalls Road, Egmore, Chennai, India
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 28:47-51. 2012
  4. pmc Relationship between A1C and fasting plasma glucose in dysglycemia or type 2 diabetes: an analysis of baseline data from the ORIGIN trial
    Ambady Ramachandran
    India Diabetes Research Foundation and Dr A Ramachandran s Diabetes Hospitals, Chennai, India
    Diabetes Care 35:749-53. 2012
  5. ncbi Impact of poverty on the prevalence of diabetes and its complications in urban southern India
    A Ramachandran
    Diabetes Research Centre and M V Hospital for Diabetes, Royapuram, Chennai, India
    Diabet Med 19:130-5. 2002
  6. doi Current scenario of diabetes in India
    Ambady Ramachandran
    India Diabetes Research Foundation and Dr A Ramachandran s Diabetes Hospitals, Chennai, India
    J Diabetes 1:18-28. 2009
  7. pmc Efficacy of primary prevention interventions when fasting and postglucose dysglycemia coexist: analysis of the Indian Diabetes Prevention Programmes (IDPP-1 and IDPP-2)
    Ambady Ramachandran
    India Diabetes Research Foundation and Dr A Ramachandran s Diabetes Hospitals, Chennai, India
    Diabetes Care 33:2164-8. 2010
  8. doi Diabetes prevention programs
    A Ramachandran
    India Diabetes Research Foundation, Dr A Ramachandran s Diabetes Hospitals, 28, Marshalls Road, Egmore, Chennai 600 008, Tamil Nadu, India
    Med Clin North Am 95:353-72, viii. 2011
  9. doi High prevalence of diabetes and cardiovascular risk factors associated with urbanization in India
    Ambady Ramachandran
    India Diabetes Research Foundation and Dr A Ramachandran s Diabetes Hospitals, Egmore, Chennai, India
    Diabetes Care 31:893-8. 2008
  10. ncbi Prevalence of overweight in urban Indian adolescent school children
    A Ramachandran
    Diabetes Research Centre and M V Hospital for Diabetes, 4 Main Road, Royapuram, Madras 600013, India
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 57:185-90. 2002

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  1. doi Diabetes in South-East Asia: An update
    Ambady Ramachandran
    India Diabetes Research Foundation and Dr A Ramachandran s Diabetes Hospitals, Chennai, India Electronic address
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 103:231-7. 2014
    ..There is an urgent need for concerted efforts by government and non-governmental sectors to implement national programmes aimed at prevention, management and surveillance of the disease. ..
  2. doi Effectiveness of mobile phone messaging in prevention of type 2 diabetes by lifestyle modification in men in India: a prospective, parallel-group, randomised controlled trial
    Ambady Ramachandran
    India Diabetes Research Foundation and Dr A Ramachandran s Diabetes Hospitals, Chennai, India Electronic address
    Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol 1:191-8. 2013
    ..We aimed to assess whether mobile phone messaging that encouraged lifestyle change could reduce incident type 2 diabetes in Indian Asian men with impaired glucose tolerance...
  3. doi Obesity in Asia--is it different from rest of the world
    Ambady Ramachandran
    India Diabetes Research Foundation, Dr A Ramachandran s Diabetes Hospitals, no 28 Marshalls Road, Egmore, Chennai, India
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 28:47-51. 2012
    ..Migration from rural to urban areas, and rapid socio-economic transition are associated with the lifestyle changes resulting in decreased levels of physical activity and increased intake of energy dense diet...
  4. pmc Relationship between A1C and fasting plasma glucose in dysglycemia or type 2 diabetes: an analysis of baseline data from the ORIGIN trial
    Ambady Ramachandran
    India Diabetes Research Foundation and Dr A Ramachandran s Diabetes Hospitals, Chennai, India
    Diabetes Care 35:749-53. 2012
    ..6-9.0% [38-75 mmol/mol]) and additional risk factors for cardiovascular disease, 2) determine whether this relationship is altered by use of an OAD, and 3) study whether geographic and ethnic differences exist...
  5. ncbi Impact of poverty on the prevalence of diabetes and its complications in urban southern India
    A Ramachandran
    Diabetes Research Centre and M V Hospital for Diabetes, Royapuram, Chennai, India
    Diabet Med 19:130-5. 2002
    ..The impact of poverty on the profile of diabetes and its complications was studied...
  6. doi Current scenario of diabetes in India
    Ambady Ramachandran
    India Diabetes Research Foundation and Dr A Ramachandran s Diabetes Hospitals, Chennai, India
    J Diabetes 1:18-28. 2009
    ..Lifestyle modification is an effective tool for the primary prevention of diabetes in Asian Indians. The primary prevention of diabetes is urgently needed in India to curb the rising burden of diabetes...
  7. pmc Efficacy of primary prevention interventions when fasting and postglucose dysglycemia coexist: analysis of the Indian Diabetes Prevention Programmes (IDPP-1 and IDPP-2)
    Ambady Ramachandran
    India Diabetes Research Foundation and Dr A Ramachandran s Diabetes Hospitals, Chennai, India
    Diabetes Care 33:2164-8. 2010
    ..The hypothesis was tested in this analysis, which was done in a pooled sample of two Indian Diabetes Prevention Programmes (IDPP-1 and IDPP-2)...
  8. doi Diabetes prevention programs
    A Ramachandran
    India Diabetes Research Foundation, Dr A Ramachandran s Diabetes Hospitals, 28, Marshalls Road, Egmore, Chennai 600 008, Tamil Nadu, India
    Med Clin North Am 95:353-72, viii. 2011
    ..The major challenge is to translate current knowledge into prevention programs at the national level...
  9. doi High prevalence of diabetes and cardiovascular risk factors associated with urbanization in India
    Ambady Ramachandran
    India Diabetes Research Foundation and Dr A Ramachandran s Diabetes Hospitals, Egmore, Chennai, India
    Diabetes Care 31:893-8. 2008
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  10. ncbi Prevalence of overweight in urban Indian adolescent school children
    A Ramachandran
    Diabetes Research Centre and M V Hospital for Diabetes, 4 Main Road, Royapuram, Madras 600013, India
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 57:185-90. 2002
    ..Birth weight and current BMI were positively associated. The study highlighted the high prevalence of overweight in adolescent children in urban India. Life style factors influenced BMI in adolescent age...
  11. ncbi Temporal changes in prevalence of type 2 diabetes and impaired glucose tolerance in urban southern India
    A Ramachandran
    Diabetes Research Centre and M V Hospital for Diabetes, 4 Main Road, Royapuram, Chennai 600 013, India
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 58:55-60. 2002
    ..An increase in IGT was seen in year 2000, especially so in subjects aged <40 years. The prevalence of diabetes and IGT is increasing in India. Increasing age and positive family history showed associations with diabetes...
  12. doi A new non-invasive technology to screen for dysglycaemia including diabetes
    Ambady Ramachandran
    India Diabetes Research Foundation and Dr A Ramachandran s Diabetes Hospitals, No 28, Marshall s Road, Egmore, Chennai 600008, India
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 88:302-6. 2010
    ..Assess the ability of a new device based on electrochemical principles using iontophoresis (the EZSCAN) to detect impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) and type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM)...
  13. ncbi Low risk threshold for acquired diabetogenic factors in Asian Indians
    A Ramachandran
    Diabetes Research Centre and M V Hospital for Diabetes, WHO Collaborating Centre for Research, Education and Training in Diabetes, 5 Main Road, Royapuram, Chennai 600 013, India
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 65:189-95. 2004
    ..A large proportion of urban adults has the metabolic syndrome also which predisposes them to both diabetes and cardiovascular diseases. Recognition of these conditions and institution of early preventive measures are urgently needed...
  14. doi Pioglitazone does not enhance the effectiveness of lifestyle modification in preventing conversion of impaired glucose tolerance to diabetes in Asian Indians: results of the Indian Diabetes Prevention Programme-2 (IDPP-2)
    A Ramachandran
    India Diabetes Research Foundation, Egmore, Chennai, India
    Diabetologia 52:1019-26. 2009
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  15. ncbi Type 2 diabetes in Asian-Indian urban children
    Ambady Ramachandran
    Diabetes Research Centre and MV Hospital for Diabetes, Royapuram, Chennai, India
    Diabetes Care 26:1022-5. 2003
    ..Due to a background of high prevalence of type 2 diabetes and the increasing rate of obesity occurring in relatively young urban children, we felt the need to look for type 2 diabetes in children...
  16. ncbi Impaired fasting glucose and impaired glucose tolerance in urban population in India
    A Ramachandran
    Diabetes Research Centre and M V Hospital for Diabetes, Royapuram, Chennai, India
    Diabet Med 20:220-4. 2003
    ..To study prevalence of impaired fasting glucose (IFG) and impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) in urban Indians and their demographic and anthropometric characteristics...
  17. ncbi Metabolic syndrome in urban Asian Indian adults--a population study using modified ATP III criteria
    A Ramachandran
    Diabetes Research Centre, M V Hospital for Diabetes, WHO Collaborating Centre for Research, Education and Training in Diabetes, 4 Main Road, Royapuram, Chennai 600 013, India
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 60:199-204. 2003
    ..To determine the prevalence of the Metabolic syndrome (MetS) using modified ATP III criteria in urban Asian Indian adults...
  18. ncbi Temporal changes in prevalence of diabetes and impaired glucose tolerance associated with lifestyle transition occurring in the rural population in India
    A Ramachandran
    Diabetes Research Centre, M V Hospital for Diabetes, WHO Collaborating Centre for Research, Education and Training in Diabetes, 4, Main Road, Royapuram, Chennai 600 013, India
    Diabetologia 47:860-5. 2004
    ..This study was done to determine the temporal changes in prevalence of diabetes and IGT that could have occurred in a rural population in India as a result of the lifestyle transition...
  19. ncbi Cost-effectiveness of the interventions in the primary prevention of diabetes among Asian Indians: within-trial results of the Indian Diabetes Prevention Programme (IDPP)
    Ambady Ramachandran
    India Diabetes Research Foundation and Dr A Ramachandran s Diabetes Hospitals, Egmore, Chennai 600008, India
    Diabetes Care 30:2548-52. 2007
    ..The direct medical costs and cost-effectiveness of the interventions relative to the control group are reported here...
  20. ncbi High prevalence of diabetes and impaired glucose tolerance in India: National Urban Diabetes Survey
    A Ramachandran
    Diabetes Research Centre and M V Hospital for Diabetes, Royapuram, Madras, India
    Diabetologia 44:1094-101. 2001
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of diabetes and impaired glucose tolerance in six major cities, covering all the regions of the country...
  21. doi Predictive value of HbA1c for incident diabetes among subjects with impaired glucose tolerance--analysis of the Indian Diabetes Prevention Programmes
    A Ramachandran
    India Diabetes Research Foundation and Dr A Ramachandran s Diabetes Hospitals, Chennai, India
    Diabet Med 29:94-8. 2012
    ..The objectives of the study were to assess the predictive value of baseline HbA(1c) for incident diabetes among the participants with impaired glucose tolerance in the Indian Diabetes Prevention Programmes 1 and 2...
  22. ncbi Metabolic syndrome does not increase the risk of conversion of impaired glucose tolerance to diabetes in Asian Indians--Result of Indian diabetes prevention programme
    A Ramachandran
    Diabetes Research Centre, M V Hospital for Diabetes and WHO Collaborating Centre for Research, Education and Training in Diabetes, 5, Main Road, Royapuram, Chennai 600 013, India
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 76:215-8. 2007
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  23. ncbi The Indian Diabetes Prevention Programme shows that lifestyle modification and metformin prevent type 2 diabetes in Asian Indian subjects with impaired glucose tolerance (IDPP-1)
    A Ramachandran
    Diabetes Research Centre, M V Hospital for Diabetes, WHO Collaborating Centre for Research, Education and Training in Diabetes, Royapuram, Chennai, India
    Diabetologia 49:289-97. 2006
    ..In a prospective community-based study, we tested whether the progression to diabetes could be influenced by interventions in native Asian Indians with IGT who were younger, leaner and more insulin resistant than the above populations...
  24. ncbi Increasing expenditure on health care incurred by diabetic subjects in a developing country: a study from India
    Ambady Ramachandran
    Diabetes Research Centre, M V Hospital for Diabetes, WHO Collaborating Centre for Research, Education and Training in Diabetes, 4 Main Road, Royapuram, Chennai 600 013, India
    Diabetes Care 30:252-6. 2007
    ..This study aimed to assess the direct cost incurred by diabetic subjects who were in different income groups in urban and rural India, as well as to examine the changing trends of costs in the urban setting from 1998 to 2005...
  25. ncbi High incidence of glucose intolerance in Asian-Indian subjects with acute coronary syndrome
    Ambady Ramachandran
    Diabetes Research Centre, M V Hospital for Diabetes, WHO Collaborating Centre for Research, Education and Training in Diabetes, 4 Main Rd, Royapuram, Chennai 600 013, India
    Diabetes Care 28:2492-6. 2005
    ..In this study, we aim to assess 1) the prevalence of hyperglycemia in incident acute coronary syndrome (ACS), 2) the effect of glycemia on the outcome, and 3) the association of plasma levels of insulin and proinsulin with ACS...
  26. doi Diabetes in Asia
    Ambady Ramachandran
    India Diabetes Research Foundation and Dr A Ramachandran s Diabetes Hospitals, Chennai, India
    Lancet 375:408-18. 2010
    ..National strategies to raise public awareness about the disease and to improve standard of care and implementation of programmes for primary prevention are urgently needed...
  27. ncbi Impacts of urbanisation on the lifestyle and on the prevalence of diabetes in native Asian Indian population
    A Ramachandran
    Diabetes Research Centre, Royapuram, Madras, India
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 44:207-13. 1999
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  28. ncbi Type 1 diabetes in the offspring does not increase the risk of parental type 2 diabetes in South Indians
    A Ramachandran
    Diabetes Research Centre, Madras, India
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 15:328-31. 1999
    ..HLA-DQB1 alleles in 170 of the families were studied by the Olerup method (based on sequence specific primers) and the transmission disequilibrium test (TDT) was used to determine the Type 1 diabetes-associated DQB1 alleles...
  29. doi Role of industries in the care of diabetic foot
    A Ramachandran
    Dr A Ramachandran s Diabetes Hospitals, Chennai, India
    Int J Low Extrem Wounds 9:116-21. 2010
    ..This article focuses on the need for preventive care for diabetic complications demonstrating potentially helpful roles for industry in India...
  30. ncbi Cosegregation of obesity with familial aggregation of type 2 diabetes mellitus
    A Ramachandran
    Diabetes Research Centre, Royapuram, Madras, India
    Diabetes Obes Metab 2:149-54. 2000
    ..This study was done to evaluate whether a familial predisposition to diabetes resulted in a tendency for adverse anthropometric and haemodynamic profiles in south Indian non-diabetic subjects...
  31. ncbi Risk variables for coronary artery disease in Asian Indians
    A Ramachandran
    Diabetes Research Centre and MV Hospital for Diabetes, Madras, India
    Am J Cardiol 87:267-71. 2001
    ..Several lipid abnormalities were associated with CAD in Asian Indians, but no significant association was seen with Lp(a) levels...
  32. ncbi Insulin resistance and clustering of cardiometabolic risk factors in urban teenagers in southern India
    Ambady Ramachandran
    Diabetes Research Centre, M V Hospital for Diabetes, World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Research, Education, and Training in Diabetes, Royapuram, Chennai, India
    Diabetes Care 30:1828-33. 2007
    ..We sought to study the occurrence of cardiometabolic risk variables, their clustering, and their association with insulin resistance among healthy adolescents in urban south India...
  33. ncbi Derivation and validation of diabetes risk score for urban Asian Indians
    A Ramachandran
    Diabetes Research Centre, M V Hospital for Diabetes, WHO Collaborating Centre for Research, Education and Training in Diabetes, Main Road, Royapuram, Chennai 600 013, Tamil Nadu, India
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 70:63-70. 2005
    ..We also tested whether this score was applicable to South Asian migrants living in a different cultural context...
  34. ncbi Vascular complications in young Asian Indian patients with type 1 diabetes mellitus
    A Ramachandran
    Diabetes Research Centre, 4 Main Road, Royapuram, Chennai, India
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 48:51-6. 2000
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  35. ncbi Study of genetic prediabetic south Indian subjects. Importance of hyperinsulinemia and beta-cell dysfunction
    C Snehalatha
    Diabetes Research Center, Royapuram, Chennai, India
    Diabetes Care 21:76-9. 1998
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  36. doi Cardiovascular risk factors in the normoglycaemic Asian-Indian population--influence of urbanisation
    C Snehalatha
    India Diabetes Research Foundation, Dr A Ramachandran s Diabetes Hospitals, 28 Marshall s Road, Egmore, Chennai, 600 008, India
    Diabetologia 52:596-9. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors in normoglycaemic Asian-Indians and its association with urbanisation and plasma glucose...
  37. pmc Changes in insulin secretion and insulin sensitivity in relation to the glycemic outcomes in subjects with impaired glucose tolerance in the Indian Diabetes Prevention Programme-1 (IDPP-1)
    Chamukuttan Snehalatha
    India Diabetes Research Foundation and Dr A Ramachandran s Diabetes Hospitals, Chennai, India
    Diabetes Care 32:1796-801. 2009
    ..5, 26.4, and 28.2% in LSM, metformin (MET), and LSM plus MET groups, respectively. In this analysis, the roles of changes in secretion and action of insulin in improving the outcome were studied...
  38. ncbi Plasma adiponectin is an independent predictor of type 2 diabetes in Asian indians
    Chamukuttan Snehalatha
    Diabetes Research Centre, M V Hospital for Diabetes, WHO Collaborating Centre for Research, Education and Training in Diabetes, Royapuram, Chennai, India
    Diabetes Care 26:3226-9. 2003
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  39. ncbi Reinforcement of adherence to prescription recommendations in Asian Indian diabetes patients using short message service (SMS)--a pilot study
    Ananth Samith Shetty
    Dr A Ramachandran s Diabetes Hospitals, Chennai, India
    J Assoc Physicians India 59:711-4. 2011
    ..To investigate the acceptability and feasibility of using short message services (SMS) via cell phones to ensure adherence to management prescriptions by diabetic patients...
  40. doi Beneficial effects of strategies for primary prevention of diabetes on cardiovascular risk factors: results of the Indian Diabetes Prevention Programme
    Chamukuttan Snehalatha
    India Diabetes Research Foundation and Dr A Ramachandran s Diabetes Hospitals, Chennai 600 008, India
    Diab Vasc Dis Res 5:25-9. 2008
    ..In this programme, Asian Indian IGT subjects were observed to have a high prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors. LSM and MET had beneficial effects on the atherogenic phenotype of lipids but had no influence on blood pressure...
  41. ncbi Persistent microalbuminuria in type 1 diabetic subjects in South India
    V Viswanathan
    Diabetes Research Centre, No 4, Main Road, Royapuram, Madras 600 013, India
    J Assoc Physicians India 50:1259-61. 2002
    ..There are only a few reports on the prevalence of microalbuminuria (MAU) in type 1 diabetic subjects in India. This study was done to assess the prevalence of MAU in South Indian diabetic subjects...
  42. pmc Plasma adiponectin does not correlate with insulin resistance and cardiometabolic variables in nondiabetic Asian Indian teenagers
    Chamukuttan Snehalatha
    India Diabetes Research Foundation and Dr A Ramachandran s Diabetes Hospitals, Chennai, India
    Diabetes Care 31:2374-9. 2008
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  43. ncbi Insulin secretion and action in different stages of glucose tolerance in Asian Indians
    C Snehalatha
    Diabetes Research Centre, Royapuram, Madras, India
    Diabet Med 16:408-14. 1999
    ..Insulin resistance (IR) was calculated, using the homeostasis model assessment (HOMA). An index of insulin secretion was derived as the ratio of incremental insulin at 30 min divided by 30 minute plasma glucose (delta I/G)...
  44. ncbi Cardio vascular morbidity in proteinuric south Indian NIDDM patients
    V Viswanatham
    Diabetes Research Centre, Chenmai, India
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 39:63-7. 1998
    ..The study, highlights the high risk conferred by macroproteinuria in Indian NIDDM patients. This risk is found to be independent of the presence of associated hypertension...
  45. ncbi Plasma homocysteine concentration and coronary artery disease in Asian Indians
    C Snehalatha
    Diabetes Research Centre, 4 Main Road, Royapuram, Madras 600 013, India
    J Assoc Physicians India 50:1229-31. 2002
    ..This study was done (a) to evaluate the relationship between the plasma total homocysteine (tHcy) levels and coronary artery disease (CAD) in Asian Indians and (b) to see the relationship between tHcy and glucose intolerance...
  46. ncbi Clustering of cardiovascular risk factors in urban Asian Indians
    A Ramachandran
    Diabetes Research Center, Madras, India
    Diabetes Care 21:967-71. 1998
    ..To study the prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors in native urban Asian Indians and to look for the occurrence of clustering of these factors...
  47. ncbi Cutoff values for normal anthropometric variables in asian Indian adults
    Chamukuttan Snehalatha
    Diabetes Research Centre, M V Hospital for Diabetes and World Health Organization Collaborating Centre for Research, Education and Training in Diabetes, Royapuram, Chennai, India
    Diabetes Care 26:1380-4. 2003
    ..Therefore, this analysis was performed to find out the normal cutoff values for BMI and upper-body adiposity (waist circumference [WC] or waist-to-hip ratio [WHR]) by computing their risk associations with diabetes...
  48. ncbi Nerve conduction abnormalities in different stages of glucose intolerance
    Vijay Viswanathan
    Diabetes Research Centre, No 4, Main Road, Royapuram, Chennai 600 013, India
    Neurol India 52:466-9. 2004
    ..To look for changes in nerve conduction velocity (NCV) in early stages of glucose intolerance, i.e. in impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) and in asymptomatic newly diagnosed Type 2 diabetic subjects (NDD)...
  49. ncbi Foetal outcome in gestational diabetes in south Indians
    A Ramachandran
    Diabetes Research Centre, Royapuram, Madras, India
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 41:185-9. 1998
    ..It also indicated that the WHO criteria may be more appropriate as the foetal outcome was determined by even a small rise in maternal plasma glucose. With good metabolic control in GDM, the foetal risks are very much reduced...
  50. ncbi Parental influence on the spectrum of type 2 diabetes in the offspring among Indians
    A Ramachandran
    Diabetes Research Centre and MV Hospital for Diabetes, WHO Collaborating Centre for Research, Education and Training in Diabetes, Royapuram, Chennai, India
    J Assoc Physicians India 55:560-2. 2007
    ..In this study, we have analysed whether the age of the parent at birth of the offspring had any influence on the age at diagnosis of diabetes and age at onset of microvascular complications in the diabetic offspring...
  51. ncbi High prevalence of cardiometabolic risk factors among young physicians in India
    A Ramachandran
    India Diabetes Research Foundation, Dr A Ramachandran s Diabetes Hospitals, Egmore, Chennai, India
    J Assoc Physicians India 56:17-20. 2008
    ..To assess the health status of young Indian doctors engaged in clinical practice compared with the general population...
  52. ncbi Flow mediated dilatation and carotid intimal media thickness in South Indian type 2 diabetic subjects
    B Mamtha Nair
    Diabetes Research Centre, WHO Collaborating Centre for Research, Education and Training in Diabetes, No 4 Main Road, Royapuram, Chennai 600 013, India
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 65:13-9. 2004
    ....
  53. ncbi Insulin secretion and action show differences in impaired fasting glucose and in impaired glucose tolerance in Asian Indians
    C Snehalatha
    Diabetes Research Centre, WHO Collaborating Centre for Research, Education and Training in Diabetes, Royapuram, Chennai, India
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 19:329-32. 2003
    ..The aim of the study was to compare the abnormalities in insulin secretion and insulin sensitivity in impaired fasting glucose (IFG) and in impaired glucose tolerance (IGT)...
  54. ncbi Limitations of glycosylated haemoglobin as an index of glucose intolerance
    C Snehalatha
    Diabetes Research Centre, Royapuram, Chennai, India
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 47:129-33. 2000
    ..However, nearly 35% of the variations in HbA1c were not explained by the variations in plasma glucose. Wide inter-individual variations even in the normoglycaemic range make the test unsuitable for diagnostic purpose...
  55. ncbi Epidemiology of diabetes in India--three decades of research
    A Ramachandran
    Diabetes Research Centre and MV Hospital for Diabetes, WHO Collaborating Centre for Research, Education and Training in Diabetes, Royapuram, Chennai 600 013
    J Assoc Physicians India 53:34-8. 2005
    ..Early diagnosis of high risk groups and appropriate intervention by lifestyle modification may solution for the disease burden...
  56. ncbi Association of proinsulin and insulin resistance with coronary artery disease in non-diabetic south Indian men
    C Snehalatha
    Diabetes Research Centre, Royapuram, Madras, India
    Diabet Med 18:706-8. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: Subjects with CAD had higher levels of obesity and WHR. CAD showed an association with low HDL cholesterol, circulating PI, PI/SI ratios and IR...
  57. ncbi Costs incurred by families having Type 1 diabetes in a developing country--a study from Southern India
    R Shobhana
    Diabetes Research Centre and M V Hospital for Diabetes, 4 Main Road, Royapuram, 600 013, Chennai, India
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 55:45-8. 2002
    ..Patients managed on an outpatient basis alone incurred an expenditure of 16% of income while 23% of income was spent on those requiring hospitalisation...
  58. ncbi Profile of diabetic foot complications and its associated complications--a multicentric study from India
    V Viswanathan
    Diabetes Research Centre, Chennai
    J Assoc Physicians India 53:933-6. 2005
    ..The prevalence of foot complications such as neuropathy, peripheral vascular disease (PVD), amputations and infections and the associated diabetic complications and practice of foot care among these subjects...
  59. doi Hypertriglyceridaemia either in isolation or in combination with abdominal obesity is strongly associated with atherogenic dyslipidaemia in Asian Indians
    Chamukuttan Snehalatha
    India Diabetes Research Foundation, Dr A Ramachandran s Diabetes Hospitals, Egmore, Chennai, India
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 94:140-5. 2011
    ..To assess the prevalence of isolated hypertriglyceridaemia (iHTG) and hypertriglyceridaemic waist phenotype (HTWP) in urban adult Asian Indian population and to study their associations with atherogenic dyslipidaemia...
  60. ncbi Effects of genetic predisposition on proinsulin responses in Asian Indians
    A Ramachandran
    Diabetes Research Centre, Madras, India
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 41:71-7. 1998
    ..Absolute hyperproinsulinaemia occurred only with development of diabetes...
  61. ncbi Prevalence of pathogens in diabetic foot infection in South Indian type 2 diabetic patients
    V Viswanathan
    Diabetes Research Centre, Royapuram, Chennai, India
    J Assoc Physicians India 50:1013-6. 2002
    ..To determine the prevalence of pathogens in diabetic foot infections, in relation to parameters like Wagner's grading, duration of diabetes and healing time...
  62. ncbi Persistent impaired glucose tolerance has similar rate of risk factors as for diabetes--results of Indian diabetes prevention programme (IDPP)
    A Ramachandran
    M V Hospital for Diabetes, Diabetes Research Centre, WHO Collaborating Centre for Research, Education and Training in Diabetes, Royapuram, Chennai 600013, India
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 73:100-3. 2006
    ..To determine the occurrence of persistent impaired glucose tolerance (IGT) (two times OGTT positive) and to compare the physical and clinical characteristics with subjects having transient IGT or diabetes...
  63. ncbi Effectiveness of different types of footwear insoles for the diabetic neuropathic foot: a follow-up study
    Vijay Viswanathan
    M V Hospital for Diabetes and Diabetes Research Centre, Royapuram, Chennai, India
    Diabetes Care 27:474-7. 2004
    ..To compare the effectiveness of different types of footwear insoles in the diabetic neuropathic foot...
  64. pmc Use of insulin pumps in India: suggested guidelines based on experience and cultural differences
    Jothydev Kesavadev
    Jothydev s Diabetes and Research Center, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
    Diabetes Technol Ther 12:823-31. 2010
    ..This article aims at suggesting guidelines based on clinical experience and cultural diversity for India and developing countries...
  65. ncbi High prevalence and early onset of cardiac autonomic neuropathy among South Indian type 2 diabetic patients with nephropathy
    V Viswanathan
    Diabetes Research Centre, No 4 Main Road, Royapuram, Madras, India
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 48:211-6. 2000
    ..This study was conducted to assess the adverse effects of diabetic nephropathy on cardiovascular autonomic neuropathy (CAN) in South Indian Type 2 diabetic patients...
  66. ncbi Association between ACE gene polymorphism and diabetic nephropathy in South Indian patients
    V Viswanathan
    Diabetes Research Centre Madras, India
    JOP 2:83-7. 2001
    ..To study the association of ACE gene polymorphism and diabetic nephropathy in South Indian subjects...
  67. ncbi Clinical profile of diabetic foot infections in south India--a retrospective study
    V Vijay
    Diabetes Research Centre, Royapuram, Chennai, India
    Diabet Med 17:215-8. 2000
    ..The aim of the study was to determine the profile of diabetes foot infections in south Indian diabetic subjects. The causative factors for delayed wound healing and the recurrence of infection were also studied...
  68. ncbi Lack of association of insulin resistance and carotid intimal medial thickness in non-diabetic Asian Indian subjects
    C Snehalatha
    Diabetes Research Centre, Royapuram, Madras, India
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 17:444-7. 2001
    ..Although insulin resistance was higher in IGT, it was not associated with higher IMT. Conventional risk factors such as cholesterol, LDL-cholesterol and apolipoproteins showed association with IMT in the insulin-resistant population...
  69. pmc Early recognition of diabetic neuropathy: evaluation of a simple outpatient procedure using thermal perception
    V Viswanathan
    Diabetes Research Centre, Madras, India
    Postgrad Med J 78:541-2. 2002
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  70. ncbi Postprandial hypertriglyceridaemia in treated type 2 diabetic subjects --the role of dietary components
    C Snehalatha
    Diabetes Research Centre, 4 Main Road, Royapuram, Chennai, India
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 48:57-60. 2000
    ..The minority who show an increased TG value at 2 h have been taking lower carbohydrate with higher fat content in the meal. This could have produced a lower insulin sensitivity in these patients...
  71. ncbi Familial aggregation of diabetic kidney disease in Type 2 diabetes in south India
    V Vijay
    Diabetes Research Centre, Royapuram, Madras, India
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 43:167-71. 1999
    ..This was independent of the familial clustering of diabetes. Prevalence of other vascular complications were also higher in Group A...
  72. ncbi Association of limited joint mobility and high plantar pressure in diabetic foot ulceration in Asian Indians
    Vijay Viswanathan
    Diabetes Research Centre, No 4 Main Road, Royapuram, Madras 600 013, India
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 60:57-61. 2003
    ..To investigate the association of limited joint mobility (LJM) and plantar foot pressure in Asian Indian diabetic subjects...
  73. ncbi Levels of transforming growth factor beta 1 in south Indian type 2 diabetic subjects
    Vijay Viswanathan
    Diabetes Research Centre, WHO Collaborating Centre for Research, Education and Training in Diabetes, Royapuram, Chennai, India
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 21:276-80. 2005
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  74. ncbi Markers of endothelial dysfunction in hyperglycaemic Asian Indian subjects
    Vijay Viswanathan
    Diabetes Research Centre, WHO Collaborating Centre for Research, Education and Training in Diabetes 4, Main Road, Royapuram, Chennai 600 013, India
    J Diabetes Complications 18:47-52. 2004
    ..to determine the possible association of these biochemical parameters with diabetic complications and with impaired glucose tolerance (IGT)...
  75. pmc Trends in prevalence of diabetes in Asian countries
    Ambady Ramachandran
    Ambady Ramachandran, Chamukuttan Snehalatha, Ananth Samith Shetty, Arun Nanditha, India Diabetes Research Foundation, Dr A Ramachandran s Diabetes Hospitals, Chennai 600 008, India
    World J Diabetes 3:110-7. 2012
    ..This editorial aims to highlight the rising trend in prevalence of diabetes in Asia, its causative factors and the urgent need to implement national strategies for primary prevention of type 2 diabetes...
  76. ncbi Awareness about diabetes and its complications in the general and diabetic population in a city in southern India
    N Murugesan
    Diabetes Research Centre and M V Hospital for Diabetes, WHO Collaborating Centre for Research, Education and Training in Diabetes, No 4 Main Road, Royapuram, Chennai 600 013, India
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 77:433-7. 2007
    ..The study was done to find out the levels of awareness on diabetes in urban adult Indian population and to identify factors that influenced the awareness, including presence of diabetes...
  77. ncbi Insulin resistance in Fibrocalculous (tropical) pancreatic diabetes
    V Mohan
    Diabetes Research Centre, Madras, India
    Horm Metab Res 20:746-8. 1988
    ..The difference in KITT between FCPD and NIDDM groups was not significant statistically. The data suggests that patients with FCPD have evidence of insulin resistance and this is similar to that seen in NIDDM patients...
  78. ncbi Is increased apolipoprotein B-A major factor enhancing the risk of coronary artery disease in type 2 diabetes?
    C Snehalatha
    Diabetes Research Centre and MV Hospital for Diabetes, Royapuram, Madras, India
    J Assoc Physicians India 50:1036-8. 2002
    ..This analysis was taken up to study whether the higher CAD risk in Asian Indians with diabetes could be explained by possible alterations in Apo B and Apolipoprotein A1 (Apo A1) concentrations...
  79. ncbi Exenatide and acute pancreatitis
    N R Tripathy
    Dr A Ramachandran s Diabetes Hospitals, Chennai 600 008, India
    J Assoc Physicians India 56:987-8. 2008
    ..From the eighth day she developed signs of acute pancreatitis which was confirmed with CT-Scan and biochemical investigations. Byetta was withdrawn, the patient was treated for acute pancreatitis and the symptoms subsided...
  80. ncbi Stress and undetected hyperglycemia in southern Indian coastal population affected by tsunami
    A Ramachandran
    Rapid Publication, Diabetes Research Centre, M V Hospital for Diabetes, WHO Collaborating Centre for Research, Education and Training in Diabetes, Royapuram, Chennai, India
    J Assoc Physicians India 54:109-12. 2006
    ..The impact of tsunami on mental stress and prevalence of hyperglycemic conditions was assessed in a population affected by the calamity in coastal populations of southern India...
  81. ncbi Prevention of childhood obesity should be an integral part of prevention of non communicable diseases
    A Ramachandran
    India Diabetes Research Foundation, Chennai, India
    Indian J Med Res 127:514-5. 2008
  82. ncbi Coronary risk variables in young asymptomatic smokers
    A Ramachandran
    Diabetes Research Centre, M V Hospital for Diabetes, 4 Main Road, Royapuram, Chennai 600013, India
    Indian J Med Res 122:191-2. 2005
  83. ncbi Foot care economics--cost burden to diabetic patients with foot complications: a study from southern India
    R Shobhana
    Diabetes Research Centre and MV Hospital for Diabetes, Royapuram, Chennai, India
    J Assoc Physicians India 49:530-3. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: Group IIB spent significantly greater percentage of their income than Group IIA, and both groups spent greater percentage of their income than Group I. All differences were statistically significant...
  84. ncbi Erythrocyte insulin binding abnormalities in fibro calculous pancreatic diabetes
    A Ramachandran
    Diabetes Research Centre, Madras, India
    Horm Metab Res 20:693-7. 1988
    ..However, this was still significantly higher than the basal value (P less than 0.05). FCPD patients had an initial low mean basal plasma IRI and a much lower mean stimulated IRI response as compared to NIDDM and non-diabetic controls...
  85. ncbi Impact of Joint National Committee VII recommendations on diabetic microvascular complications
    V Viswanathan
    Diabetes Research Centre, WHO Collaborating Centre for Research, Education and Training in Diabetes, 4, Main Road, Royapuram, Chennai 600 013, India
    J Assoc Physicians India 52:873-6. 2004
    ..To determine the impact of the Seventh Report of the Joint National Committee recommendations on microvascular complications in South Indian type 2 diabetic patients...
  86. ncbi Detecting undiagnosed diabetes in urban Asian Indians--role of opportunistic screening
    A Ramachandran
    Diabetes Research Centre and MV Hospital for Diabetes, WHO Collaborating Centre for Research, Education and Training in Diabetes Royapuram, Chennai 13
    J Assoc Physicians India 52:545-6. 2004
    ..The aim of the study was to determine the proportion of incidental to symptomatic diagnosis of diabetes and to compare the profile of symptomatic and incidentally diagnosed diabetic subjects...
  87. ncbi Development of a reliable and valid psychosocial measure of self-perception of health in type 2 diabetes
    P R Rao
    Diabetes Research Centre, MV Hospital for Diabetes and WHO Collaborating Centre for Research, Education and Training in Diabetes 4, Main Road, Royapuram, Chennai
    J Assoc Physicians India 53:689-92. 2005
    ..The aim was to develop a reliable and valid psychosocial measure of self-perception of health in type 2 diabetes...
  88. ncbi Specific problems of the diabetic foot in developing countries
    A Ramachandran
    Diabetes Research Centre, M V Hospital for Diabetes and WHO Collaborating Centre for Research, Education and Training in Diabetes, Royapuram, Chennai, India
    Diabetes Metab Res Rev 20:S19-22. 2004
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  89. doi Immediate impact of a diabetes training programme for primary care physicians--an endeavour for national capacity building for diabetes management in India
    N Murugesan
    India Diabetes Research Foundation, Egmore, Chennai 600008, India
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 83:140-4. 2009
    ..A training programme was formulated and conducted at national level, as a step towards this goal...
  90. ncbi Prevention of type 2 diabetes: issues and strategies for identifying persons for interventions
    Michael M Engelgau
    Division of Diabetes Plantation, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Diabetes Technol Ther 6:874-82. 2004
    ..However, groups that will be targeted for prevention efforts can be identified through several reasonable strategies...
  91. ncbi Haplotype combinations of calpain 10 gene polymorphisms associate with increased risk of impaired glucose tolerance and type 2 diabetes in South Indians
    Paul G Cassell
    Department of Diabetes and Metabolic Medicine, Barts and The London Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of London, London
    Diabetes 51:1622-8. 2002
    ..However, the relative infrequency of the "at-risk" combinations in the South Indian population suggests that calpain 10 is not a common determinant of susceptibility to type 2 diabetes...
  92. pmc How should developing countries manage diabetes?
    K M Venkat Narayan
    Hubert Department of Global Health, The Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
    CMAJ 175:733. 2006
  93. ncbi Polymorphic variations in the neurogenic differentiation-1, neurogenin-3, and hepatocyte nuclear factor-1alpha genes contribute to glucose intolerance in a South Indian population
    Alan E Jackson
    Center for Diabetes and Metabolic Medicine, Institute of Cell and Molecular Science, Barts and The London, Queen Mary s School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of London, UK
    Diabetes 53:2122-5. 2004
    ..002). In conclusion, we observed a combined effect of variations in NEUROD1, NEUROG3, and TCF1 in contributing to overall glucose intolerance in a South Indian population...
  94. ncbi Comparison of two Actigraph models for assessing free-living physical activity in Indian adolescents
    Kirsten Corder
    MRC Epidemiology Unit, Institute of Metabolic Science, Box 285 Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge CB2 0QQ, UK
    J Sports Sci 25:1607-11. 2007
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