Deepa Sumukadas

Summary

Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Optimal management of sarcopenia
    Louise A Burton
    Ageing and Health, Division of Medical Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Clin Interv Aging 5:217-28. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Day length and weather conditions profoundly affect physical activity levels in older functionally impaired people
    D Sumukadas
    Section of Ageing and Health, Division of Medicine and Therapeutics, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:305-9. 2009
  3. pmc Effect of perindopril on physical function in elderly people with functional impairment: a randomized controlled trial
    Deepa Sumukadas
    Section of Ageing and Health, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
    CMAJ 177:867-74. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Use of hand-held echocardiography to facilitate the management of cardiac disease in older people
    Deepa Sumukadas
    Section of Ageing and Health, Division of Medical Sciences, University of Dundee, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee DD1 9SY, UK
    Scott Med J 56:23-5. 2011
  5. pmc Effect of spironolactone on physical performance in older people with self-reported physical disability
    Louise A Burton
    Ageing and Health, Medical Research Institute, Division of Cardiovascular and Diabetes Medicine, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, University of Dundee, United Kingdom
    Am J Med 126:590-7. 2013
  6. pmc Do ACE inhibitors improve the response to exercise training in functionally impaired older adults? A randomized controlled trial
    Deepa Sumukadas
    Division of Cardiovascular and Diabetes Medicine, University of Dundee, UK
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 69:736-43. 2014
  7. doi request reprint A comparison of the Endurance Shuttle Walk test and the Six Minute Walk test for assessment of exercise capacity in older people
    Miles D Witham
    Ageing and Health, Division of Medical Sciences, University of Dundee, Mailbox 1, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee DD1 9SY, UK
    Aging Clin Exp Res 24:176-80. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Are elderly people with the HOPE criteria prescribed angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors?
    Deepa Sumukadas
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, University of Dundee, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, DD1 9SY, UK
    J Renin Angiotensin Aldosterone Syst 5:26. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Sarcopenia--a potential target for Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibition?
    Deepa Sumukadas
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
    Gerontology 52:237-42. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Change in the use of renin-angiotensin system blockers in older patients fulfilling the HOPE criteria
    Deepa Sumukadas
    University of Dundee, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, DD1 9SY, UK
    J Renin Angiotensin Aldosterone Syst 6:161-2. 2005

Detail Information

Publications13

  1. pmc Optimal management of sarcopenia
    Louise A Burton
    Ageing and Health, Division of Medical Sciences, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
    Clin Interv Aging 5:217-28. 2010
    ..Resistance training remains the most effective intervention for sarcopenia; however, older people maybe unable or unwilling to embark on strenuous exercise training programs...
  2. doi request reprint Day length and weather conditions profoundly affect physical activity levels in older functionally impaired people
    D Sumukadas
    Section of Ageing and Health, Division of Medicine and Therapeutics, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
    J Epidemiol Community Health 63:305-9. 2009
    ..Few objective data exist on the effect of weather on physical activity levels in this group. The objective of this study was to evaluate the effect of weather using an objective measure of physical activity...
  3. pmc Effect of perindopril on physical function in elderly people with functional impairment: a randomized controlled trial
    Deepa Sumukadas
    Section of Ageing and Health, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
    CMAJ 177:867-74. 2007
    ..We sought to examine the effect of the angiotensin-converting-enzyme (ACE) inhibitor perindopril on physical function in elderly people with functional impairment who had no heart failure or left ventricular systolic dysfunction...
  4. doi request reprint Use of hand-held echocardiography to facilitate the management of cardiac disease in older people
    Deepa Sumukadas
    Section of Ageing and Health, Division of Medical Sciences, University of Dundee, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee DD1 9SY, UK
    Scott Med J 56:23-5. 2011
    ..Provision of hand-held echocardiography allowed rapid investigation of patients for selected abnormalities. Requests were appropriate and appropriate changes to patient management occurred in most patients...
  5. pmc Effect of spironolactone on physical performance in older people with self-reported physical disability
    Louise A Burton
    Ageing and Health, Medical Research Institute, Division of Cardiovascular and Diabetes Medicine, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, University of Dundee, United Kingdom
    Am J Med 126:590-7. 2013
    ..We evaluated the effect of aldosterone blockade on physical performance in functionally impaired older people without heart failure...
  6. pmc Do ACE inhibitors improve the response to exercise training in functionally impaired older adults? A randomized controlled trial
    Deepa Sumukadas
    Division of Cardiovascular and Diabetes Medicine, University of Dundee, UK
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 69:736-43. 2014
    ..It is unclear whether ACEi provide additional benefit when added to a standard exercise training program. We examined the effects of ACEi therapy on physical function in older people undergoing exercise training...
  7. doi request reprint A comparison of the Endurance Shuttle Walk test and the Six Minute Walk test for assessment of exercise capacity in older people
    Miles D Witham
    Ageing and Health, Division of Medical Sciences, University of Dundee, Mailbox 1, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee DD1 9SY, UK
    Aging Clin Exp Res 24:176-80. 2012
    ..We aimed to compare the reliability, responsiveness and completion rates of the six minute walk with a new test of aerobic exercise capacity - the endurance shuttle walk test...
  8. ncbi request reprint Are elderly people with the HOPE criteria prescribed angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors?
    Deepa Sumukadas
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, University of Dundee, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, DD1 9SY, UK
    J Renin Angiotensin Aldosterone Syst 5:26. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Sarcopenia--a potential target for Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibition?
    Deepa Sumukadas
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
    Gerontology 52:237-42. 2006
    ..We describe the literature to support our hypothesis that sarcopenia may be a potential therapeutic target for ACE inhibitors...
  10. ncbi request reprint Change in the use of renin-angiotensin system blockers in older patients fulfilling the HOPE criteria
    Deepa Sumukadas
    University of Dundee, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, DD1 9SY, UK
    J Renin Angiotensin Aldosterone Syst 6:161-2. 2005
  11. ncbi request reprint Using the RT3 accelerometer to measure everyday activity in functionally impaired older people
    Deepa Sumukadas
    Section of Ageing and Health, Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
    Aging Clin Exp Res 20:15-8. 2008
    ..This study aimed to examine the effect of accelerometer placement, use of walking aids, and different types of physical activity on Stay- Healthy RT3 triaxial accelerometer readings in older people...
  12. ncbi request reprint Temporal trends in anticholinergic medication prescription in older people: repeated cross-sectional analysis of population prescribing data
    Deepa Sumukadas
    Ageing and Health, Division of Cardiovascular and Diabetes Medicine, University of Dundee, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee DD1 9SY, UK
    Age Ageing 43:515-21. 2014
    ..Many anticholinergics are recognised as potentially inappropriate and efforts to reduce prescription have been ongoing. We examined temporal trends of anticholinergic prescription and exposure in older people...
  13. ncbi request reprint ACE inhibitors for sarcopenia--as good as exercise training?
    Miles D Witham
    Age Ageing 37:363-5. 2008