Varsha G Vimalananda
Affiliation: Boston University
- Depressive symptoms, antidepressant use, and the incidence of diabetes in the Black Women's Health StudyVarsha G Vimalananda
Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Nutrition, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA
Diabetes Care 37:2211-7. 2014..To assess the relationship of depressive symptoms and use of antidepressants with incident type 2 diabetes in prospective data from a large cohort of U.S. African American women...
- The influence of sex on cardiovascular outcomes associated with diabetes among older black and white adultsVarsha G Vimalananda
Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA Electronic address
J Diabetes Complications 28:316-22. 2014..We examined sex differences in the associations of diabetes with incident congestive heart failure (CHF) and coronary heart disease (CHD) between older black and white adults...
- Gender disparities in lipid-lowering therapy among veterans with diabetesVarsha G Vimalananda
Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research, Bedford VA Medical Center, Bedford, Massachusetts, USA
Womens Health Issues 21:S176-81. 2011..We sought to compare lipid-lowering therapy among female and male veterans with diabetes and hyperlipidemia...
- Accounting for clinical action reduces estimates of gender disparities in lipid management for diabetic veteransVarsha G Vimalananda
Veterans Affairs Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research, Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial VA Medical Center, 200 Springs Road, Bedford, MA 01730, USA
J Gen Intern Med 28:S529-35. 2013..Women with diabetes have higher low-density lipoprotein (LDL) levels than men, resulting in apparent disparities between genders on quality indicators tied to LDL thresholds...
- Birth weight and risk of type 2 diabetes in the black women's health study: does adult BMI play a mediating role?Edward A Ruiz-Narváez
Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University, Boston, MA Department of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, MA
Diabetes Care 37:2572-8. 2014..To assess the association of birth weight with incident type 2 diabetes, and the possible mediating influence of obesity, in a large cohort of U.S. black women...
- Cardiovascular disease risk factors among women veterans at VA medical facilitiesVarsha G Vimalananda
Center for Health Quality, Outcomes and Economic Research CHQOER, Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial VA Medical Center, 200 Springs Road, Bedford, MA 01730, USA
J Gen Intern Med 28:S517-23. 2013..Hypertension, hyperlipidemia, diabetes, and obesity in middle adulthood each elevate the long-term risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). The prevalence of these conditions among women veterans is incompletely described...
- Comparison of diabetes control among Haitians, African Americans, and non-Hispanic whites in an urban safety-net hospitalVarsha G Vimalananda
Department of Medicine, Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition, Boston Medical Center, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Diabetes Care 34:58-60. 2011..To compare diabetes care and outcomes among Haitians, African Americans, and non-Hispanic whites...
- The economic consequences of diabetes and cardiovascular disease in the United StatesMiguel A Ariza
Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Nutrition, Department of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine, 88 East Newton Street, Evans 201, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Rev Endocr Metab Disord 11:1-10. 2010..We examine strategies in these populations that may improve outcomes in diabetes and CVD, potentially decreasing health care costs...