Kumaravel Rajakumar

Summary

Affiliation: Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D, cod-liver oil, sunlight, and rickets: a historical perspective
    Kumaravel Rajakumar
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213 2583, USA
    Pediatrics 112:e132-5. 2003
  2. pmc Impact of season and diet on vitamin D status of African American and Caucasian children
    Kumaravel Rajakumar
    Division of General Academic Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, 4401 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15224, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 50:493-502. 2011
  3. pmc Racial differences in parents' distrust of medicine and research
    Kumaravel Rajakumar
    General Academic Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, 3705 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2583, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163:108-14. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Vitamin D status and response to Vitamin D(3) in obese vs. non-obese African American children
    Kumaravel Rajakumar
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:90-5. 2008
  5. pmc SOLAR ultraviolet radiation and vitamin D: a historical perspective
    Kumaravel Rajakumar
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1746-54. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Reemerging nutritional rickets: a historical perspective
    Kumaravel Rajakumar
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, 3705 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:335-41. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D insufficiency in preadolescent African-American children
    Kumaravel Rajakumar
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 44:683-92. 2005
  8. pmc 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations and in vivo insulin sensitivity and β-cell function relative to insulin sensitivity in black and white youth
    Kumaravel Rajakumar
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Academic Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Diabetes Care 35:627-33. 2012
  9. pmc Vitamin D status, adiposity, and lipids in black American and Caucasian children
    Kumaravel Rajakumar
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Academic Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15224, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96:1560-7. 2011
  10. pmc Impact of seasonal flux on 25-hydroxyvitamin D and bone turnover in pre- and early pubertal youth
    Kumaravel Rajakumar
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatr Int 56:35-42. 2014

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Publications10

  1. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D, cod-liver oil, sunlight, and rickets: a historical perspective
    Kumaravel Rajakumar
    Department of Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213 2583, USA
    Pediatrics 112:e132-5. 2003
    ..In this article, the history of rickets pertaining to the discovery of vitamin D, cod-liver oil, and sunlight is reviewed...
  2. pmc Impact of season and diet on vitamin D status of African American and Caucasian children
    Kumaravel Rajakumar
    Division of General Academic Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, 4401 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15224, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 50:493-502. 2011
    ..However, dietary vitamin D influenced 25(OH)D only in Caucasians during winter. Current AAP recommended daily intake for vitamin D is inadequate for maintaining vitamin D sufficiency in children...
  3. pmc Racial differences in parents' distrust of medicine and research
    Kumaravel Rajakumar
    General Academic Pediatrics, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, 3705 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2583, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 163:108-14. 2009
    ..To assess and compare the attitudes and trust that African American and white parents have toward their children participating in research...
  4. doi request reprint Vitamin D status and response to Vitamin D(3) in obese vs. non-obese African American children
    Kumaravel Rajakumar
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:90-5. 2008
    ..Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) is low in obese adults...
  5. pmc SOLAR ultraviolet radiation and vitamin D: a historical perspective
    Kumaravel Rajakumar
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Am J Public Health 97:1746-54. 2007
    ..We review the sequence and turn of events pertaining to the discovery of vitamin D and the strategies for the eradication of the reemerging rickets problem...
  6. ncbi request reprint Reemerging nutritional rickets: a historical perspective
    Kumaravel Rajakumar
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh, 3705 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 159:335-41. 2005
    ..Hess translated his success into a public health campaign leading to the development of the first rickets clinic in 1917. This was the first step in the conquest of the rickets epidemic of the early 20th century...
  7. ncbi request reprint Vitamin D insufficiency in preadolescent African-American children
    Kumaravel Rajakumar
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 44:683-92. 2005
    ..Adequate intake for vitamin D (200 IU/day) was not met in 16/41 (39%); however, the dietary intake of vitamin D was not significantly different between the vitamin D insufficient and vitamin D sufficient groups...
  8. pmc 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations and in vivo insulin sensitivity and β-cell function relative to insulin sensitivity in black and white youth
    Kumaravel Rajakumar
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Academic Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Diabetes Care 35:627-33. 2012
    ..To examine the relationships between plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D [25(OH)D] and in vivo insulin sensitivity and β-cell function relative to insulin sensitivity, disposition index (DI), in black and white youth...
  9. pmc Vitamin D status, adiposity, and lipids in black American and Caucasian children
    Kumaravel Rajakumar
    Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Academic Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15224, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96:1560-7. 2011
    ..The aim of the study was to examine the relationship between vitamin D status, total and abdominal adiposity, and lipids in black and white children...
  10. pmc Impact of seasonal flux on 25-hydroxyvitamin D and bone turnover in pre- and early pubertal youth
    Kumaravel Rajakumar
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Pediatr Int 56:35-42. 2014
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the effect of seasonal flux on the association among 25(OH)D, parathyroid hormone (PTH) and markers of bone turnover in pre- and early pubertal black children and white children...

Research Grants3