A Shankar

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Affiliation: West Virginia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Association of serum cotinine levels and hypertension in never smokers
    Omayma Alshaarawy
    Department of Epidemiology, West Virginia University School of Public Health, 1 Medical Center Dr, PO Box 9190, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    Hypertension 61:304-8. 2013
  2. pmc Bisphenol A and Metabolic Syndrome: Results from NHANES
    Srinivas Teppala
    Department of Epidemiology, West Virginia University School of Public Health, P O Box 9190, Morgantown, WV 26506 9190, USA
    Int J Endocrinol 2012:598180. 2012
  3. pmc Markers of Sleep Disordered Breathing and Diabetes Mellitus in a Multiethnic Sample of US Adults: Results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (2005-2008)
    Charumathi Sabanayagam
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, Medical Center Drive, P O Box 9190, Morgantown, WV 26505 9190, USA
    Int J Endocrinol 2012:879134. 2012
  4. pmc Elevated serum C-reactive protein and markers of sleep disordered breathing
    R Constance Wiener
    Department of Dental Practice and Rural Health, West Virginia University, P O Box 9448, Health Sciences North, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    Int J Vasc Med 2012:914593. 2012
  5. pmc Income is a stronger predictor of mortality than education in a national sample of US adults
    Charumathi Sabanayagam
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    J Health Popul Nutr 30:82-6. 2012
  6. pmc Markers of Sleep-Disordered Breathing and Metabolic Syndrome in a Multiethnic Sample of US Adults: Results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2005-2008
    Charumathi Sabanayagam
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, 1 Medical Center Drive, P O Box 9190, Morgantown, WV 26505 9190, USA
    Cardiol Res Pract 2012:630802. 2012
  7. pmc Socioeconomic status, self-rated health, and mortality in a multiethnic sample of US adults
    Sivaranjani Suresh
    University Scholars Programme, National University of Singapore
    J Epidemiol 21:337-45. 2011
  8. pmc The relationship between insufficient sleep and self-rated health in a nationally representative sample
    Sarah Dee Geiger
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    J Environ Public Health 2012:518263. 2012
  9. pmc Relationship between Plasma Leptin Level and Chronic Kidney Disease
    Anoop Shankar
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, P O Box 9190, Morgantown, WV 26506 9190, USA
    Int J Nephrol 2012:269532. 2012
  10. pmc Association between serum IGF-1 and diabetes among U.S. adults
    Srinivas Teppala
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:2257-9. 2010

Detail Information

Publications42

  1. doi Association of serum cotinine levels and hypertension in never smokers
    Omayma Alshaarawy
    Department of Epidemiology, West Virginia University School of Public Health, 1 Medical Center Dr, PO Box 9190, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    Hypertension 61:304-8. 2013
    ....
  2. pmc Bisphenol A and Metabolic Syndrome: Results from NHANES
    Srinivas Teppala
    Department of Epidemiology, West Virginia University School of Public Health, P O Box 9190, Morgantown, WV 26506 9190, USA
    Int J Endocrinol 2012:598180. 2012
    ..02. Conclusions. Urinary BPA levels are positively associated with MetS, in a representative sample of US adults and independent of traditional risk factors for MetS. Future, prospective studies are needed to confirm our findings...
  3. pmc Markers of Sleep Disordered Breathing and Diabetes Mellitus in a Multiethnic Sample of US Adults: Results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (2005-2008)
    Charumathi Sabanayagam
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, Medical Center Drive, P O Box 9190, Morgantown, WV 26505 9190, USA
    Int J Endocrinol 2012:879134. 2012
    ..01. However, there were no ethnic differences in this association, P-interaction = 0.7. In a nationally representative sample of US adults, SDB was independently associated with diabetes only in women, but not in men...
  4. pmc Elevated serum C-reactive protein and markers of sleep disordered breathing
    R Constance Wiener
    Department of Dental Practice and Rural Health, West Virginia University, P O Box 9448, Health Sciences North, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    Int J Vasc Med 2012:914593. 2012
    ....
  5. pmc Income is a stronger predictor of mortality than education in a national sample of US adults
    Charumathi Sabanayagam
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    J Health Popul Nutr 30:82-6. 2012
    ..05 (0.85-1.31, p trend=0.57)]. The results suggest that income may be a stronger predictor of mortality than education, and narrowing the income differentials may reduce the health disparities...
  6. pmc Markers of Sleep-Disordered Breathing and Metabolic Syndrome in a Multiethnic Sample of US Adults: Results from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2005-2008
    Charumathi Sabanayagam
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, 1 Medical Center Drive, P O Box 9190, Morgantown, WV 26505 9190, USA
    Cardiol Res Pract 2012:630802. 2012
    ..16). In subgroup analyses, this association was consistently present among men and women and all race-ethnic groups. In summary, SDB was independently associated with metabolic syndrome in a nationally representative sample of US adults...
  7. pmc Socioeconomic status, self-rated health, and mortality in a multiethnic sample of US adults
    Sivaranjani Suresh
    University Scholars Programme, National University of Singapore
    J Epidemiol 21:337-45. 2011
    ..To examine the association between socioeconomic status (SES), self-rated health (SRH), and mortality separately by race-ethnicity in a nationally representative sample of US adults...
  8. pmc The relationship between insufficient sleep and self-rated health in a nationally representative sample
    Sarah Dee Geiger
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    J Environ Public Health 2012:518263. 2012
    ..58) for 21-29 days, and and 2.71 (2.53-2.90) for 30 days of insufficient sleep in the prior 30 days (P-trend <0.0001). In a nationally representative sample, increasing categories of insufficient sleep were associated with poor SRH...
  9. pmc Relationship between Plasma Leptin Level and Chronic Kidney Disease
    Anoop Shankar
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, P O Box 9190, Morgantown, WV 26506 9190, USA
    Int J Nephrol 2012:269532. 2012
    ..Conclusion. Higher plasma leptin levels are associated with CKD in a representative sample of US adults...
  10. pmc Association between serum IGF-1 and diabetes among U.S. adults
    Srinivas Teppala
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
    Diabetes Care 33:2257-9. 2010
    ..Serum insulin-like growth factor (IGF)-1 may have a role in the maintenance of glucose homeostasis. We examined the association between serum IGF-1 and diabetes in a representative sample of U.S. adults...
  11. pmc Markers of Sleep-Disordered Breathing and Prediabetes in US Adults
    Omayma Alshaarawy
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, 1 Medical Center Drive, P O Box 9190, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    Int J Endocrinol 2012:902324. 2012
    ..99 (1.13-3.48)), but not among non-Hispanic blacks (1.10 (0.70-1.73)). Conclusion. SDB markers were associated with prediabetes. This association was stronger in women and was present mainly in non-Hispanic whites and Mexican Americans...
  12. pmc Urinary bisphenol a levels and measures of obesity: results from the national health and nutrition examination survey 2003-2008
    Anoop Shankar
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Robert C Byrd Health Sciences Center, 1 Medical Center Drive, P O Box 9190, Morgantown, WV 26505 9190, USA
    ISRN Endocrinol 2012:965243. 2012
    ..This association is consistently present across gender and race-ethnic groups. Future prospective studies are needed to confirm or disprove this finding...
  13. pmc Association between Serum Uric Acid Levels and Sleep Variables: Results from the National Health and Nutrition Survey 2005-2008
    R Constance Wiener
    Department of Dental Practice and Rural Health, Health Sciences North, West Virginia University, P O Box 9448, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    Int J Inflam 2012:363054. 2012
    ..Our results indicate a positive relationship between sleep variables, including the presence of snoring, snorting, and daytime sleepiness, and high serum uric acid levels...
  14. pmc Association between Serum Uric Acid Levels and Diabetes Mellitus
    Pavani Bandaru
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    Int J Endocrinol 2011:604715. 2011
    ..35-0.66; P trend <0.0001). The results were consistent in subgroup analysis by gender and hypertension status. Higher serum uric acid levels were inversely associated with diabetes mellitus in a representative sample of US adults...
  15. pmc Perfluoroalkyl chemicals and elevated serum uric acid in US adults
    Anoop Shankar
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV, USA
    Clin Epidemiol 3:251-8. 2011
    ..We examined the relationship of serum perfluoroalkyl chemicals, including perfluorooctanoic acid and perfluorooctane sulfonate, and elevated uric acid levels in a representative sample of US adults...
  16. pmc Cell-phone use and self-reported hypertension: national health interview survey 2008
    Sivaranjani Suresh
    University Scholars Programme, National University of Singapore, Singapore 119260
    Int J Hypertens 2011:360415. 2011
    ..Conclusion. We found that cell-phone usage was protectively associated with self-reported hypertension in a nationally representative sample of US adults...
  17. pmc Bisphenol A and peripheral arterial disease: results from the NHANES
    Anoop Shankar
    Department of Epidemiology, West Virginia University School of Public Health, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 120:1297-300. 2012
    ..Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is a subclinical measure of atherosclerotic vascular disease and a strong independent risk factor for CVD and mortality...
  18. ncbi Perfluorooctanoic acid and cardiovascular disease in US adults
    Anoop Shankar
    Department of Epidemiology, West Virginia University School of Public Health, Morgantown, 26506, USA
    Arch Intern Med 172:1397-403. 2012
    ..However, this association in humans has not been previously examined. We therefore examined the independent relationship between serum PFOA levels and CVD outcomes in a representative sample of Americans...
  19. pmc Sleep-disordered breathing and retinal microvascular diameter
    Anoop Shankar
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, 1 Medical Center Drive, PO Box 9190, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    Atherosclerosis 226:124-8. 2013
    ..We therefore examined the association between SDB and retinal microvascular diameter after adjusting for major confounders...
  20. pmc Urinary bisphenol A and hypertension in a multiethnic sample of US adults
    Anoop Shankar
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV 26506 9190, USA
    J Environ Public Health 2012:481641. 2012
    ..However, no previous human study has examined the association between markers of BPA exposure and hypertension...
  21. pmc Retinal microvascular changes and the risk of developing obesity: population-based cohort study
    Anoop Shankar
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506, USA
    Microcirculation 18:655-62. 2011
    ..In contrast, few prospective studies have examined the association between retinal microvascular changes and the risk of developing obesity...
  22. pmc Sleep duration and self-rated health: the national health interview survey 2008
    Anoop Shankar
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV 26505 9190, USA
    Sleep 34:1173-7. 2011
    ..However, relatively few studies have examined the association between sleep duration and SRH, and the results have not been consistent...
  23. pmc Sleep duration and coronary heart disease mortality among Chinese adults in Singapore: a population-based cohort study
    Anoop Shankar
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, 1 Medical Center Drive, PO Box 9190, Morgantown, WV 26506 9190, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 168:1367-73. 2008
    ..These results suggest that sleep duration may be an important marker for CVD...
  24. doi Positive relationship between plasma leptin level and hypertension
    Anoop Shankar
    Department of Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, PO Box 9190, Morgantown, WV 26506 9190, USA
    Hypertension 56:623-8. 2010
    ..In conclusion, higher plasma leptin levels are associated with hypertension both among women as well as men in a representative sample of US adults...
  25. pmc Estimating glomerular filtration rate in a population-based study
    Anoop Shankar
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    Vasc Health Risk Manag 6:619-27. 2010
    ..Few studies have made side-by-side comparisons of the effect of various estimating equations on the prevalence estimates of CKD in a general population sample...
  26. pmc Insufficient rest or sleep and its relation to cardiovascular disease, diabetes and obesity in a national, multiethnic sample
    Anoop Shankar
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, West Virginia, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 5:e14189. 2010
    ..We examined the association between self-reported insufficient rest/sleep and CVD, diabetes, and obesity in a contemporary sample of US adults...
  27. pmc Serum 25-hydroxyvitamin d levels and prediabetes among subjects free of diabetes
    Anoop Shankar
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
    Diabetes Care 34:1114-9. 2011
    ..However, previous studies have not examined the association between low serum 25(OH)D levels and prediabetes...
  28. pmc Relationship between serum cystatin C and hypertension among US adults without clinically recognized chronic kidney disease
    Anoop Shankar
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV, USA
    J Am Soc Hypertens 5:378-84. 2011
    ..51 in men. In a representative sample of US adults, mild reductions in kidney function as measured by higher serum cystatin C levels among subjects without clinically recognized CKD are associated with hypertension in women, but not men...
  29. ncbi Association between self-rated health and incident severe hypertension among men: a population-based cohort study
    A Shankar
    Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Singapore Med J 49:860-7. 2008
    ..However, the intermediate biological mechanisms behind this association are not clear. We examined the longitudinal relationship between SRH and incident severe hypertension...
  30. pmc Relationship between urinary bisphenol A levels and diabetes mellitus
    Anoop Shankar
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, P O Box 9190, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506 9190, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 96:3822-6. 2011
    ..However, few human studies have examined the association between markers of BPA exposure and diabetes mellitus...
  31. pmc Markers of inflammation predict the long-term risk of developing chronic kidney disease: a population-based cohort study
    Anoop Shankar
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, West Virginia 26506, USA
    Kidney Int 80:1231-8. 2011
    ..09), were positively associated with incident CKD. Thus, elevations of most markers of inflammation predict the risk of developing CKD. Each marker should be independently verified...
  32. pmc Perfluoroalkyl chemicals and chronic kidney disease in US adults
    Anoop Shankar
    Department of Community Medicine, School of Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506, USA
    Am J Epidemiol 174:893-900. 2011
    ..04, 2.88; P for trend = 0.015) for perfluorooctanoic acid and 1.82 (95% confidence interval: 1.01, 3.27; P for trend = 0.019) for perfluorooctane sulfonate. The present results suggest that elevated PFC levels are associated with CKD...
  33. doi Relationship between body mass index and high cystatin levels among US adults
    Anoop Shankar
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV 26506 9190, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 13:925-30. 2011
    ..Among US adults without clinically recognized CKD, higher BMI levels were independently associated with high cystatin C levels...
  34. doi Serum C-reactive protein level and prehypertension in two Asian populations
    C Sabanayagam
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV 26506 9190, USA
    J Hum Hypertens 27:231-6. 2013
    ..45, 95% CI 1.04-2.01 and OR 1.56, 95% CI 1.07-2.27) respectively. In conclusion, data from two population-based Asian cohorts suggest that elevated serum CRP levels are associated with prehypertension...
  35. doi Serum C-reactive protein level and prediabetes in two Asian populations
    C Sabanayagam
    Department of Community Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, PO Box 9190, Morgantown, WV 26506 9190, USA
    Diabetologia 54:767-75. 2011
    ..C-reactive protein (CRP), a marker of inflammation, is associated with diabetes and CVD. However, studies examining the association between CRP and prediabetes among participants without diabetes are limited...
  36. doi Relationship between glycated haemoglobin and microvascular complications: is there a natural cut-off point for the diagnosis of diabetes?
    C Sabanayagam
    Department of Ophthalmology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
    Diabetologia 52:1279-89. 2009
    ..This study was designed to determine whether the relationship of glycated haemoglobin to diabetic microvascular complications shows any natural thresholds that could be useful in diagnosing diabetes...
  37. ncbi Positive association between high-sensitivity C-reactive protein level and diabetes mellitus among US non-Hispanic black adults
    A Shankar
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes 116:455-60. 2008
    ..We specifically examined the association between high-sensitivity CRP level and diabetes mellitus in a representative sample of US non-Hispanic blacks...
  38. ncbi Association between glycosylated hemoglobin level and 16-year incidence of chronic kidney disease in type 1 diabetes
    A Shankar
    Division of Epidemiology, Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Exp Clin Endocrinol Diabetes 115:203-6. 2007
    ..The incidence of recently defined outcome of chronic kidney disease (CKD) has not been widely reported in type 1 diabetes...
  39. pmc Smoking cessation and lung cancer risk in an Asian population: findings from the Singapore Chinese Health Study
    K Y Wong
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, MD3, 16 Medical Drive, Singapore 117597, Singapore
    Br J Cancer 103:1093-6. 2010
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  40. pmc Ethnicity-specific prevalences of refractive errors vary in Asian children in neighbouring Malaysia and Singapore
    S M Saw
    Department of Community, Occupational and Family Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
    Br J Ophthalmol 90:1230-5. 2006
    ..To compare the prevalences of refractive errors in Malay, Chinese and Indian children in Malaysia and Singapore...
  41. ncbi The association between serum uric acid level and long-term incidence of hypertension: Population-based cohort study
    A Shankar
    Department of Community, Occupational, and Family Medicine, Division of Epidemiology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
    J Hum Hypertens 20:937-45. 2006
    ....