Sanjay Basu

Summary

Affiliation: Stanford University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Ending SNAP subsidies for sugar-sweetened beverages could reduce obesity and type 2 diabetes
    Sanjay Basu
    Sanjay Basu is an assistant professor of medicine at the Stanford University School of Medicine, in California
    Health Aff (Millwood) 33:1032-9. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint An alternative mechanism for international health aid: evaluating a Global Social Protection Fund
    Sanjay Basu
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Medical School Office Building, X322, 1265 Welch Road, Mail Code 5411, Stanford, CA 94305 5411, USA E mail
    Health Policy Plan 29:127-36. 2014
  3. pmc The effect of tobacco control measures during a period of rising cardiovascular disease risk in India: a mathematical model of myocardial infarction and stroke
    Sanjay Basu
    Prevention Research Center, Department of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America
    PLoS Med 10:e1001480. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Social epidemiology of hypertension in middle-income countries: determinants of prevalence, diagnosis, treatment, and control in the WHO SAGE study
    Sanjay Basu
    Prevention Research Center, Centers for Health Policy, Primary Care, and Outcomes Research, Center on Poverty and Inequality, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
    Hypertension 62:18-26. 2013
  5. pmc The relationship of sugar to population-level diabetes prevalence: an econometric analysis of repeated cross-sectional data
    Sanjay Basu
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Department of Medicine, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e57873. 2013
  6. pmc Dietary salt reduction and cardiovascular disease rates in India: a mathematical model
    Sanjay Basu
    Department of Medicine, Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e44037. 2012
  7. pmc A metabolic-epidemiological microsimulation model to estimate the changes in energy intake and physical activity necessary to meet the Healthy People 2020 obesity objective
    Sanjay Basu
    Sanjay Basu and Marilyn Winkleby are with the Prevention Research Center, School of Medicine the Center for Health Policy and the Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research and the Center on Poverty and Inequality, Stanford University, Stanford, CA Sanjay Basu is also with the Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK Hilary Seligman is with the Center for Vulnerable Populations, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco
    Am J Public Health 104:1209-16. 2014
  8. pmc Relationship of soft drink consumption to global overweight, obesity, and diabetes: a cross-national analysis of 75 countries
    Sanjay Basu
    Sanjay Basu is with the Department of Medicine, Prevention Research Center and Centers for Health Policy, Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford University, Stanford, CA Martin McKee is with the Department of Public Health and Policy and the European Center for Health of Societies in Transition at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK Gauden Galea is with the Division of Noncommunicable Diseases and Health Promotion, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland David Stuckler is with the Department of Sociology, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK
    Am J Public Health 103:2071-7. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Nutritional determinants of worldwide diabetes: an econometric study of food markets and diabetes prevalence in 173 countries
    Sanjay Basu
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, Room M 987, San Francisco, CA 94131, USA
    Public Health Nutr 16:179-86. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Palm oil taxes and cardiovascular disease mortality in India: economic-epidemiologic model
    Sanjay Basu
    Prevention Research Center, and Center on Poverty and Inequality, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
    BMJ 347:f6048. 2013

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Ending SNAP subsidies for sugar-sweetened beverages could reduce obesity and type 2 diabetes
    Sanjay Basu
    Sanjay Basu is an assistant professor of medicine at the Stanford University School of Medicine, in California
    Health Aff (Millwood) 33:1032-9. 2014
    ..Such a subsidy could, however, more than double the proportion of SNAP participants who meet federal vegetable and fruit consumption guidelines. ..
  2. ncbi request reprint An alternative mechanism for international health aid: evaluating a Global Social Protection Fund
    Sanjay Basu
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University School of Medicine, Medical School Office Building, X322, 1265 Welch Road, Mail Code 5411, Stanford, CA 94305 5411, USA E mail
    Health Policy Plan 29:127-36. 2014
    ..Payments from high-income countries are also likely to decrease over time as middle-income countries' economies grow. ..
  3. pmc The effect of tobacco control measures during a period of rising cardiovascular disease risk in India: a mathematical model of myocardial infarction and stroke
    Sanjay Basu
    Prevention Research Center, Department of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America
    PLoS Med 10:e1001480. 2013
    ..We simulated tobacco control and pharmacological strategies for preventing cardiovascular deaths in India, the country that is expected to experience more cardiovascular deaths than any other over the next decade...
  4. doi request reprint Social epidemiology of hypertension in middle-income countries: determinants of prevalence, diagnosis, treatment, and control in the WHO SAGE study
    Sanjay Basu
    Prevention Research Center, Centers for Health Policy, Primary Care, and Outcomes Research, Center on Poverty and Inequality, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
    Hypertension 62:18-26. 2013
    ..Overall, the social epidemiology of hypertension in middle-income countries seems to be correlated to increasing obesity prevalence, and hypertension control rates are particularly low for adult men across distinct cultures...
  5. pmc The relationship of sugar to population-level diabetes prevalence: an econometric analysis of repeated cross-sectional data
    Sanjay Basu
    Stanford Prevention Research Center, Department of Medicine, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e57873. 2013
    ..Differences in sugar availability statistically explain variations in diabetes prevalence rates at a population level that are not explained by physical activity, overweight or obesity...
  6. pmc Dietary salt reduction and cardiovascular disease rates in India: a mathematical model
    Sanjay Basu
    Department of Medicine, Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e44037. 2012
    ..We sought to determine whether salt reductions would be beneficial or feasible, given the worry that unrealistically large reductions would be required, worsening iodine deficiency and benefiting only urban subpopulations...
  7. pmc A metabolic-epidemiological microsimulation model to estimate the changes in energy intake and physical activity necessary to meet the Healthy People 2020 obesity objective
    Sanjay Basu
    Sanjay Basu and Marilyn Winkleby are with the Prevention Research Center, School of Medicine the Center for Health Policy and the Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research and the Center on Poverty and Inequality, Stanford University, Stanford, CA Sanjay Basu is also with the Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK Hilary Seligman is with the Center for Vulnerable Populations, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco
    Am J Public Health 104:1209-16. 2014
    ..We combined a metabolic and an epidemiological model of obesity to estimate changes in calorie intake and physical activity necessary to achieve the Healthy People 2020 objective of reducing adult obesity prevalence from 33.9% to 30.5%...
  8. pmc Relationship of soft drink consumption to global overweight, obesity, and diabetes: a cross-national analysis of 75 countries
    Sanjay Basu
    Sanjay Basu is with the Department of Medicine, Prevention Research Center and Centers for Health Policy, Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford University, Stanford, CA Martin McKee is with the Department of Public Health and Policy and the European Center for Health of Societies in Transition at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK Gauden Galea is with the Division of Noncommunicable Diseases and Health Promotion, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland David Stuckler is with the Department of Sociology, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK
    Am J Public Health 103:2071-7. 2013
    ..We estimated the relationship between soft drink consumption and obesity and diabetes worldwide...
  9. doi request reprint Nutritional determinants of worldwide diabetes: an econometric study of food markets and diabetes prevalence in 173 countries
    Sanjay Basu
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, Room M 987, San Francisco, CA 94131, USA
    Public Health Nutr 16:179-86. 2013
    ..We sought to determine what socio-economic and dietary factors are the most significant population-level contributors to diabetes prevalence rates internationally...
  10. ncbi request reprint Palm oil taxes and cardiovascular disease mortality in India: economic-epidemiologic model
    Sanjay Basu
    Prevention Research Center, and Center on Poverty and Inequality, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
    BMJ 347:f6048. 2013
    ..To examine the potential effect of a tax on palm oil on hyperlipidemia and on mortality due to cardiovascular disease in India...
  11. doi request reprint Financial crisis, austerity, and health in Europe
    Marina Karanikolos
    European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Lancet 381:1323-31. 2013
    ..Policy decisions about how to respond to economic crises have pronounced and unintended effects on public health, yet public health voices have remained largely silent during the economic crisis...
  12. doi request reprint Universal health coverage: a quest for all countries but under threat in some
    Martin McKee
    London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, UK
    Value Health 16:S39-45. 2013
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  13. pmc Projected effects of tobacco smoking on worldwide tuberculosis control: mathematical modelling analysis
    Sanjay Basu
    Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    BMJ 343:d5506. 2011
    ..Smoking has been linked to increased individual risk of tuberculosis infection and mortality, but it remains unclear how these risks affect population-wide tuberculosis rates...
  14. pmc Averting obesity and type 2 diabetes in India through sugar-sweetened beverage taxation: an economic-epidemiologic modeling study
    Sanjay Basu
    Prevention Research Center Centers for Health Policy, Primary Care and Outcomes Research Center on Poverty and Inequality and Cardiovascular Institute, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 11:e1001582. 2014
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  15. pmc Comparative performance of private and public healthcare systems in low- and middle-income countries: a systematic review
    Sanjay Basu
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, California, United States of America
    PLoS Med 9:e1001244. 2012
    ..We performed a systematic review of research studies investigating the performance of private and public sector delivery in low- and middle-income countries...
  16. pmc Complexity in mathematical models of public health policies: a guide for consumers of models
    Sanjay Basu
    Prevention Research Center, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America Centers for Health Policy, Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America Center for Poverty and Inequality, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America Department of Public Health and Policy, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 10:e1001540. 2013
    b>Sanjay Basu and colleagues explain how models are increasingly used to inform public health policy yet readers may struggle to evaluate the quality of models...
  17. doi request reprint Governance and health in the Arab world
    Rajaie Batniji
    Department of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA Electronic address
    Lancet 383:343-55. 2014
    ..To better guide efforts to transform political and economic institutions, more data are needed for health-care access, health-care quality, health status, and access to services of marginalised groups. ..
  18. pmc Where there is no health research: what can be done to fill the global gaps in health research?
    Martin McKee
    European Centre on Health of Societies in Transition, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    PLoS Med 9:e1001209. 2012
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  19. ncbi request reprint Nutritional policy changes in the supplemental nutrition assistance program: a microsimulation and cost-effectiveness analysis
    Sanjay Basu
    Prevention Research Center, Department of Medicine, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA SB
    Med Decis Making 33:937-48. 2013
    ..Some experts have proposed limiting the use of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits, for calorie-dense foods or subsidizing SNAP purchases of healthier foods...
  20. pmc Addressing institutional amplifiers in the dynamics and control of tuberculosis epidemics
    Sanjay Basu
    Department of Medicine, University of California, Division of General Internal Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 84:30-7. 2011
    ..However, reducing the total population size entering institutional amplifiers significantly lowered tuberculosis incidence and the risk of propagating new drug-resistant tuberculosis strains...