Prasad Katulanda

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Affiliation: University of Oxford
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The diabetes epidemic in Sri Lanka - a growing problem
    P Katulanda
    Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
    Ceylon Med J 51:26-8. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Diabetes mellitus among young adults in Sri Lanka--role of GAD antibodies in classification and treatment: the Sri Lanka Young Diabetes study
    P Katulanda
    Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Churchill Hospital, Old Road, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7LJ, UK
    Diabetologia 51:1368-74. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of tobacco smoking in Sri Lanka
    Prasad Katulanda
    University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Asia Pac J Public Health 23:861-9. 2011
  4. doi request reprint The distance between the lower edge of the xiphisternum and the center of the umbilicus as an indicator of abdominal obesity and cardiovascular disease risk
    Prasad Katulanda
    Diabetes Research Unit, Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
    Obes Facts 3:201-4. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Prevalence and projections of diabetes and pre-diabetes in adults in Sri Lanka--Sri Lanka Diabetes, Cardiovascular Study (SLDCS)
    P Katulanda
    Oxford Centre for Diabetes Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Oxford, UK
    Diabet Med 25:1062-9. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Prevalence of overweight and obesity in Sri Lankan adults
    P Katulanda
    Diabetes Research Unit, Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Colombo, Sri Lanka
    Obes Rev 11:751-6. 2010
  7. pmc Work related complaints of neck, shoulder and arm among computer office workers: a cross-sectional evaluation of prevalence and risk factors in a developing country
    Priyanga Ranasinghe
    Diabetes Research Unit, Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Colombo, Sri Lanka
    Environ Health 10:70. 2011
  8. pmc Zinc supplementation in pre-diabetes: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Priyanga Ranasinghe
    Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Colombo, Sri Lanka
    Trials 14:52. 2013
  9. pmc Social, cultural and economical determinants of diabetes mellitus in Kalutara district, Sri Lanka: a cross sectional descriptive study
    Ambepitiyawaduge Pubudu De Silva
    Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Colombo, Sri Lanka
    Int J Equity Health 11:76. 2012
  10. pmc The prevalence, patterns and predictors of diabetic peripheral neuropathy in a developing country
    Prasad Katulanda
    Diabetes Research Unit, Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Colombo, Sri Lanka
    Diabetol Metab Syndr 4:21. 2012

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  1. ncbi request reprint The diabetes epidemic in Sri Lanka - a growing problem
    P Katulanda
    Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
    Ceylon Med J 51:26-8. 2006
    ..Further research is necessary to investigate the exact underlying mechanisms for the South Asian epidemic. Wider preventive programmes need to be urgently implemented to stem the tide...
  2. doi request reprint Diabetes mellitus among young adults in Sri Lanka--role of GAD antibodies in classification and treatment: the Sri Lanka Young Diabetes study
    P Katulanda
    Oxford Centre for Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, Churchill Hospital, Old Road, Headington, Oxford, OX3 7LJ, UK
    Diabetologia 51:1368-74. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence and phenotypic characteristics of diabetes subtypes based on GAD65 autoantibody (GADA) status in those with young adult-onset diabetes in Sri Lanka...
  3. doi request reprint Prevalence and correlates of tobacco smoking in Sri Lanka
    Prasad Katulanda
    University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
    Asia Pac J Public Health 23:861-9. 2011
    ..This study aimed to determine the prevalence and underlying sociodemographic correlates of smoking among Sri Lankans...
  4. doi request reprint The distance between the lower edge of the xiphisternum and the center of the umbilicus as an indicator of abdominal obesity and cardiovascular disease risk
    Prasad Katulanda
    Diabetes Research Unit, Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
    Obes Facts 3:201-4. 2010
    ..Abdominal obesity is considered an independent risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD)...
  5. doi request reprint Prevalence and projections of diabetes and pre-diabetes in adults in Sri Lanka--Sri Lanka Diabetes, Cardiovascular Study (SLDCS)
    P Katulanda
    Oxford Centre for Diabetes Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Oxford, UK
    Diabet Med 25:1062-9. 2008
    ..Projections for the year 2030 and factors associated with diabetes and pre-diabetes are also presented...
  6. doi request reprint Prevalence of overweight and obesity in Sri Lankan adults
    P Katulanda
    Diabetes Research Unit, Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Colombo, Sri Lanka
    Obes Rev 11:751-6. 2010
    ..Urgent public health interventions are needed to control the problem at an early stage...
  7. pmc Work related complaints of neck, shoulder and arm among computer office workers: a cross-sectional evaluation of prevalence and risk factors in a developing country
    Priyanga Ranasinghe
    Diabetes Research Unit, Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Colombo, Sri Lanka
    Environ Health 10:70. 2011
    ..Complaints of arms, neck and shoulders (CANS) is common among computer office workers. We evaluated an aetiological model with physical/psychosocial risk-factors...
  8. pmc Zinc supplementation in pre-diabetes: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
    Priyanga Ranasinghe
    Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Colombo, Sri Lanka
    Trials 14:52. 2013
    ..The present study is designed to evaluate the effects of zinc supplementation on glycemic control and other metabolic parameters in those with pre-diabetes...
  9. pmc Social, cultural and economical determinants of diabetes mellitus in Kalutara district, Sri Lanka: a cross sectional descriptive study
    Ambepitiyawaduge Pubudu De Silva
    Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Colombo, Sri Lanka
    Int J Equity Health 11:76. 2012
    ..Sri Lanka is a country that is expected to face a high burden of diabetes mellitus (DM). There is a paucity of data on social and demographic determinants of DM, especially in the plantation sector...
  10. pmc The prevalence, patterns and predictors of diabetic peripheral neuropathy in a developing country
    Prasad Katulanda
    Diabetes Research Unit, Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Colombo, Sri Lanka
    Diabetol Metab Syndr 4:21. 2012
    ..The study defines the impact of previously known risk factors for development of DPN and identifies several new potential risk factors in an ethnically different large subpopulation with DM...
  11. doi request reprint Patterns and correlates of adult height in Sri Lanka
    Priyanga Ranasinghe
    Diabetes Research Unit, Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
    Econ Hum Biol 9:23-9. 2011
    ..106), HDL cholesterol (r=-0.142) and LDL cholesterol (r=-0.104). Height was associated with household income and level of education in Sri Lanka and demonstrated a distinct increasing trend over successive generations...
  12. doi request reprint Apolipoproteins in diabetes dyslipidaemia in South Asians with young adult-onset diabetes: distribution, associations and patterns
    Gaya W Katulanda
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Ann Clin Biochem 47:29-34. 2010
    ..Apolipoproteins B (apoB) and AI (apoAI) are strong predictors of cardiovascular disease (CVD). We describe apolipoprotein distributions and their associations with lipids and diabetes subtype in diabetic young adult South Asians...
  13. doi request reprint Use of illicit substances among schoolchildren in colombo district, Sri Lanka
    Isurujith Kongala Liyanage
    Institute for Health Policy, Colombo, Sri Lanka
    Subst Abus 34:137-42. 2013
    ..This study aimed to understand the usage patterns and correlates of illicit drug use among schoolchildren in Colombo district, Sri Lanka...
  14. doi request reprint Physical activity patterns and correlates among adults from a developing country: the Sri Lanka Diabetes and Cardiovascular Study
    Prasad Katulanda
    Diabetes Research Unit, Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Kynsey Road, Colombo, Sri Lanka
    Public Health Nutr 16:1684-92. 2013
    ..To evaluate patterns of physical activity (PA), the prevalence of physical inactivity and the relationships between PA and sociodemographic, clinical and biochemical parameters among Sri Lankan adults...
  15. doi request reprint Medicinal properties of 'true' cinnamon (Cinnamomum zeylanicum): a systematic review
    Priyanga Ranasinghe
    Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Colombo, Sri Lanka
    BMC Complement Altern Med 13:275. 2013
    ..This paper aims to systematically review the scientific literature and provide a comprehensive summary on the potential medicinal benefits of CZ...
  16. doi request reprint Diabetes mellitus in South Asia: scientific evaluation of the research output
    Priyanga Ranasinghe
    Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
    J Diabetes 5:34-42. 2013
    ..Diabetes in South Asia represents a different disease entity in terms of its onset, progression, and complications. In the present study, we systematically analyzed the medical research output on diabetes in South Asia...
  17. pmc Metabolic syndrome among Sri Lankan adults: prevalence, patterns and correlates
    Prasad Katulanda
    Diabetes Research Unit, Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Colombo, Sri Lanka
    Diabetol Metab Syndr 4:24. 2012
    ..MS is common among Sri Lankan adults affecting nearly one-fourth of the population. Female gender, increasing age, urban living, higher socio-economical status and physical inactivity were important associated factors...
  18. pmc Can we bridge the gap? Knowledge and practices related to Diabetes Mellitus among general practitioners in a developing country: A cross sectional study
    Prasad Katulanda
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
    Asia Pac Fam Med 10:15. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  19. pmc Work-related complaints of arm, neck and shoulder among computer office workers in an Asian country: prevalence and validation of a risk-factor questionnaire
    Priyanga Ranasinghe
    Diabetes Research Unit, Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:68. 2011
    ..We evaluated the 1-year prevalence of CANS among computer office workers in Sri Lanka and tested the psychometric properties of a translated risk factor questionnaire...
  20. doi request reprint A review of telemedicine interventions in diabetes care
    L S A Nishan Siriwardena
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, Post Graduate Institute of Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
    J Telemed Telecare 18:164-8. 2012
    ..Telemedicine appears to be a promising alternative to conventional therapy...
  21. pmc Effects of Cinnamomum zeylanicum (Ceylon cinnamon) on blood glucose and lipids in a diabetic and healthy rat model
    Priyanga Ranasinghe
    Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Sri Lanka
    Pharmacognosy Res 4:73-9. 2012
    ..To evaluate short- and long-term effects of Cinnamomum zeylanicum on food consumption, body weight, glycemic control, and lipids in healthy and diabetes-induced rats...
  22. pmc Sri Lanka in global medical research: a scientific analysis of the Sri Lankan research output during 2000-2009
    Priyanga Ranasinghe
    Diabetes Research Unit, Department of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo, Colombo, Sri Lanka
    BMC Res Notes 5:121. 2012
    ..The present study evaluated the Sri Lankan research performance in medicine as reflected by the research publications output between years 2000-2009...
  23. pmc Quantifying urbanization as a risk factor for noncommunicable disease
    Steven Allender
    British Heart Foundation Health Promotion Research Group, Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford, UK
    J Urban Health 88:906-18. 2011
    ..92; 95% CI, 2.41-3.55), and diabetes mellitus (OR = 2.10; 95% CI, 1.58 - 2.80). There is a clear relationship between urbanicity and common modifiable risk factors for chronic disease in a representative sample of Sri Lankan adults...
  24. doi request reprint Prevalence and clinical characteristics of maternally inherited diabetes and deafness caused by the mt3243A > G mutation in young adult diabetic subjects in Sri Lanka
    P Katulanda
    Oxford Centre for Diabetes Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Oxford, UK, and Faculty of Medicine, University of Columbo, Sri Lanka
    Diabet Med 25:370-4. 2008
    ..We aimed to determine the prevalence and clinical characteristics of MIDD in a large South Asian cohort of young adult-onset diabetic patients from Sri Lanka...