Cardiovascular disease among South Asians
- Assessment of Cardiovascular Disease Risk in South Asian Populations. Hussain, S. Monira; Oldenburg, Brian; Yuanyuan Wang; Zoungas, Sophia; Tonkin, Andrew M. // International Journal of Vascular Medicine;2013, p1
Although South Asian populations have high cardiovascular disease (CVD) burden in the world, their patterns of individual CVD risk factors have not been fully studied. None of the available algorithms/scores to assess CVD risk have originated from these populations. To explore the relevance of...
- Predicted and observed cardiovascular disease in South Asians: application of FINRISK, Framingham and SCORE models to Newcastle Heart Project data. Bhopal, Raj // Journal of Public Health;Mar2005, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p93
Background South Asian populations in the United Kingdom have a high risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) mortality. Risk prediction models appear to be inaccurate in South Asians.
- The Impact of Health Behaviours on Incident Cardiovascular Disease in Europeans and South Asians â€“ A Prospective Analysis in the UK SABRE Study. Eriksen, Anne; Tillin, Therese; O’Connor, Laura; Brage, Soren; Hughes, Alun; Mayet, Jamil; McKeigue, Paul; Whincup, Peter; Chaturvedi, Nish; Forouhi, Nita G. // PLoS ONE;Mar2015, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p1
Background: There is consistent evidence on the impact of health behaviours on risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in European populations. As South Asians in the UK have an excess risk of CVD and coronary heart disease (CHD) compared to Europeans, we investigated whether a similar association...
- Using risk scores with patients. Parkes, Gary // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;6/26/2010, Vol. 340 Issue 7761, p1375
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Improving the Accuracy of Predicting Cardiovascular Risk," by I. Scott in the May 13, 2010 issue.
- How many are missed? Lewis, L. Sam // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;6/26/2010, Vol. 340 Issue 7761, p1376
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "An Independent and External Validation of QRISK2 Cardiovascular Disease Risk Score: A Prospective Open Cohort Study," by G. S. Collins and D. G. Altman in the May 13, 2010 issue.
- ACE Inhibitors Versus ARBs Versus DRIs: A Systematic Update. Smetana, Gerald // JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine;Dec2012, Vol. 27 Issue 12, p1586
A response from the author of "Newer is Not Always Better: All Antihypertensive Medications do not Equally Reduce Cardiovascular Risk" published in earlier issue of the journal is presented.
- Effects of a Low-Carbohydrate Diet. Hays, James H. // Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Mar2004, Vol. 79 Issue 3, p431
Presents a letter to the editor, on the role of low-carbohydrate diet in reducing risk factors for cardiovascular diseases, published in the March 12, 2004 issue of the periodical "Mayo Clinic Proceedings."
- Western model hands drugs to the lazy. Hodkinson, Alice // Pulse;1/26/2011, Vol. 71 Issue 3, p11
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article on "JBS to rip up Rules on Cardiovascular Risk" in the previous issue.
- Ergo-anthropometric Assessment. Salinas, Alberto Morales; Coca, Antonio; Lavie, Carl J.; Sierra-Johnson, Justo // Mayo Clinic Proceedings;Oct2009, Vol. 84 Issue 10, p940
A letter to the editor and a reply are presented in response to the article "Obesity and Cardiovascular Diseases: Risk Factor, Paradox, and Impact of Weight Loss" by Carl J. Lavie in the previous issue.