Namratha R Kandula

  • 1916 Citations
20042024
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Research Output 2004 2019

2019

Body composition and diabetes risk in South Asians: Findings from the Masala and MeSA studies

Flowers, E., Lin, F., Kandula, N. R., Allison, M., Carr, J. J., Ding, J., Shah, R., Liu, K., Herrington, D. & Kanaya, A. M., May 1 2019, In : Diabetes care. 42, 5, p. 946-953 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Body Composition
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Atherosclerosis
Ethnic Groups
Fasting

Epidemiology, risk factors, and opportunities for prevention of cardiovascular disease in individuals of South Asian ethnicity living in Europe

Cainzos-Achirica, M., Fedeli, U., Sattar, N., Agyemang, C., Jenum, A. K., McEvoy, J. W., Murphy, J. D., Brotons, C., Elosua, R., Bilal, U., Kanaya, A. M., Kandula, N. R., Martinez-Amezcua, P., Comin-Colet, J. & Pinto, X., Jul 1 2019, In : Atherosclerosis. 286, p. 105-113 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Epidemiology
Cardiovascular Diseases
Emigration and Immigration
European Union
Denmark

Evaluating the Potential Association Between Lipoprotein(a) and Atherosclerosis (from the Mediators of Atherosclerosis Among South Asians Living in America Cohort)

Huffman, M. D., Kandula, N. R., Baldridge, A. S., Tsai, M. Y., Prabhakaran, D. & Kanaya, A. M., Mar 15 2019, In : American Journal of Cardiology. 123, 6, p. 919-921 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carotid Intima-Media Thickness
Lipoprotein(a)
Asian Americans
Atherosclerosis
Coronary Vessels

Incidence and progression of coronary artery calcium in south asians compared with 4 race/ethnic groups

Kanaya, A. M., Vittinghoff, E., Lin, F., Kandula, N. R., Herrington, D., Liu, K., Blaha, M. & Budoff, M. J., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of the American Heart Association. 8, 2, e011053.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ethnic Groups
Coronary Vessels
Calcium
Incidence
Atherosclerosis

The association of religious affiliation with cholesterol levels among South Asians: The Mediators of Atherosclerosis in South Asians Living in America study

Hirode, G., Vittinghoff, E., Bharmal, N. H., Kandula, N. R. & Kanaya, A. M., Mar 29 2019, In : BMC Cardiovascular Disorders. 19, 1, 75.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Religion
Islam
Atherosclerosis
Cholesterol
Dyslipidemias

Vegetarian diet is inversely associated with prevalence of depression in middle-older aged South Asians in the United States

Jin, Y., Kandula, N. R., Kanaya, A. M. & Talegawkar, S. A., Jan 1 2019, In : Ethnicity and Health.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vegetarian Diet
vegetarianism
Depression
Epidemiologic Studies
Acculturation
2018

Acculturation Strategies and Symptoms of Depression: The Mediators of Atherosclerosis in South Asians Living in America (MASALA) Study

Needham, B. L., Mukherjee, B., Bagchi, P., Kim, C., Mukherjea, A., Kandula, N. R. & Kanaya, A. M., Aug 1 2018, In : Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. 20, 4, p. 792-798 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acculturation
Atherosclerosis
Depression
Social Support
San Francisco

A Community-Partnered Approach to Inform a Culturally Relevant Health Promotion Intervention for Stroke

Eisenstein, A. R., Song, S., Mason, M., Kandula, N. R., Richards, C., Aggarwal, N. T. & Prabhakaran, S. K., Oct 1 2018, In : Health Education and Behavior. 45, 5, p. 697-705 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Promotion
Stroke
Focus Groups
Education
Vulnerable Populations

Associations Between Television Viewing and Adiposity Among South Asians

Jin, Y., DiPietro, L., Kandula, N. R., Kanaya, A. M. & Talegawkar, S. A., Oct 1 2018, In : Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities. 5, 5, p. 1059-1062 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Television
Adiposity
television
Intra-Abdominal Fat
Waist Circumference
2 Citations (Scopus)

Dietary Patterns among Asian Indians Living in the United States Have Distinct Metabolomic Profiles That Are Associated with Cardiometabolic Risk

Bhupathiraju, S. N., Guasch-Ferré, M., Gadgil, M. D., Newgard, C. B., Bain, J. R., Muehlbauer, M. J., Ilkayeva, O. R., Scholtens, D. M., Hu, F. B., Kanaya, A. M. & Kandula, N. R., Jul 1 2018, In : The Journal of nutrition. 148, 7, p. 1150-1159 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Metabolomics
Linear Models
Fasting
Insulin
Diet
3 Citations (Scopus)

Discordance between 10-year cardiovascular risk estimates using the ACC/AHA 2013 estimator and coronary artery calcium in individuals from 5 racial/ethnic groups: Comparing MASALA and MESA

Al Rifai, M., Cainzos-Achirica, M., Kanaya, A. M., Kandula, N. R., Dardardi, Z., Joshi, P. H., Patel, J., Budoff, M., Yeboah, J., Guallar, E., Blumenthal, R. S. & Blaha, M. J., Dec 1 2018, In : Atherosclerosis. 279, p. 122-129 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ethnic Groups
Atherosclerosis
Coronary Vessels
Calcium
Cardiovascular Diseases
3 Citations (Scopus)

Inflammation and coronary artery calcification in South Asians: The Mediators of Atherosclerosis in South Asians Living in America (MASALA) study

Mehta, A., Patel, J., Al Rifai, M., Ayers, C. R., Neeland, I. J., Kanaya, A. M., Kandula, N. R., Blaha, M. J., Nasir, K., Blumenthal, R. S. & Joshi, P. H., Mar 1 2018, In : Atherosclerosis. 270, p. 49-56 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adipokines
Atherosclerosis
Coronary Vessels
Biomarkers
Inflammation
2 Citations (Scopus)

Performance of the 2015 US Preventive Services Task Force Screening Criteria for Prediabetes and Undiagnosed Diabetes

O'Brien, M. J., Bullard, K. M. K., Zhang, Y., Gregg, E. W., Carnethon, M. R., Kandula, N. R. & Ackermann, R. T., Jul 1 2018, In : Journal of general internal medicine. 33, 7, p. 1100-1108 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prediabetic State
Advisory Committees
Glucose
Fasting
Obesity
1 Citation (Scopus)

Personal social networks and organizational affiliation of South Asians in the United States

Kandula, N. R., Cooper, A. J., Schneider, J. A., Fujimoto, K., Kanaya, A. M., Van Horn, L., Dekoning, L. & Siddique, J., Feb 5 2018, In : BMC Public Health. 18, 1, 218.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Organizational Affiliation
Social Support
Health
Atherosclerosis
Health Behavior

Prevalence of low-calorie sweetener intake in South Asian adults

Jin, Y., Sylvetsky, A. C., Kandula, N. R., Kanaya, A. M. & Talegawkar, S. A., Jan 1 2018, In : Nutrition and Health. 24, 4, p. 203-209 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Sweetening Agents
Demography
Adiposity
Vulnerable Populations
Internship and Residency
1 Citation (Scopus)

Preventing diabetes in primary care: Providers’ perspectives about diagnosing and treating prediabetes

Kandula, N. R., Moran, M. R., Tang, J. W. & O'Brien, M. J., Jan 1 2018, In : Clinical Diabetes. 36, 1, p. 59-66 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prediabetic State
Primary Health Care
Patient Participation
Patient-Centered Care
Health Personnel

Relation of Ectopic Fat with Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease Risk Score in South Asians Living in the United States (from the Mediators of Atherosclerosis in South Asians Living in America [MASALA] Study)

Mongraw-Chaffin, M., Gujral, U. P., Kanaya, A. M., Kandula, N. R., Carr, J. J. & Anderson, C. A. M., Feb 1 2018, In : American Journal of Cardiology. 121, 3, p. 315-321 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Atherosclerosis
Cardiovascular Diseases
Fats
Confidence Intervals
Subcutaneous Fat
1 Citation (Scopus)

Risk of obstructive sleep apnoea is associated with glycaemia status in South Asian men and women in the United States

Deol, R., Lee, K. A., Kandula, N. R. & Kanaya, A. M., Mar 1 2018, In : Obesity Medicine. 9, p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Sleep Apnea Syndromes
Waist Circumference
Hemoglobins
Prediabetic State

Social network body size is associated with body size norms of South Asian adults

Lancki, N., Siddique, J., Schneider, J. A., Kanaya, A. M., Fujimoto, K., Dave, S. S., Puri-Taneja, A. & Kandula, N. R., Sep 1 2018, In : Obesity Medicine. 11, p. 25-30 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Body Size
Social Support
Linear Models
Atherosclerosis
Weights and Measures
1 Citation (Scopus)

The Association of Religious Affiliation with Overweight/Obesity Among South Asians: The Mediators of Atherosclerosis in South Asians Living in America (MASALA) Study

Bharmal, N. H., McCarthy, W. J., Gadgil, M. D., Kandula, N. R. & Kanaya, A. M., Feb 1 2018, In : Journal of Religion and Health. 57, 1, p. 33-46 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Atherosclerosis
Obesity
Exercise
Islam
Insurance Coverage
1 Citation (Scopus)

Vegetarian diets are associated with selected cardiometabolic risk factors among middle-older aged South Asians in the United States

Jin, Y., Kanaya, A. M., Kandula, N. R., Rodriguez, L. A. & Talegawkar, S. A., Jan 1 2018, In : Journal of Nutrition. 148, 12, p. 1954-1960 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Vegetarian Diet
Atherosclerosis
Eating
Logistic Models
Fatty Liver
2017
2 Citations (Scopus)

Acculturation Strategies Among South Asian Immigrants: The Mediators of Atherosclerosis in South Asians Living in America (MASALA) Study

Needham, B. L., Mukherjee, B., Bagchi, P., Kim, C., Mukherjea, A., Kandula, N. R. & Kanaya, A. M., Apr 1 2017, In : Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. 19, 2, p. 373-380 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acculturation
Atherosclerosis
Health
Research
Cohort Studies
1 Citation (Scopus)

Are Experiences of Discrimination Related to Poorer Dietary Intakes Among South Asians in the MASALA Study?

Nadimpalli, S., Keita, A., Wang, J., Kanaya, A., Kandula, N. R., Gans, K. M. & Talegawkar, S., Nov 1 2017, In : Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior. 49, 10, p. 872-876.e1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Vegetables
Linear Models
Fruit
Health Behavior
Atherosclerosis
16 Citations (Scopus)

Cardiometabolic abnormalities among normal-weight persons from five racial/ethnic groups in the United States: A cross-sectional analysis of two cohort studies

Gujral, U. P., Vittinghoff, E., Mongraw-Chaffin, M., Vaidya, D., Kandula, N. R., Allison, M., Carr, J., Liu, K., Narayan, K. M. V. & Kanaya, A. M., May 2 2017, In : Annals of internal medicine. 166, 9, p. 628-636 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ethnic Groups
Asian Americans
Cohort Studies
Hispanic Americans
Cross-Sectional Studies
1 Citation (Scopus)

Cardiovascular Disease & Cancer Risk Among South Asians: Impact of Sociocultural Influences on Lifestyle and Behavior

Kandula, N. R., Ahmed, M., Dodani, S., Gupta, L., Hore, P., Kanaya, A., Khowaja, A., Mathur, A., Mehta, D., Misra, R., Paracha, M., Bharmal, N., Aghhi, M., Leng, J. & Gany, F., May 10 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. p. 1-11 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Life Style
Cardiovascular Diseases
Health
Neoplasms
Continuing Medical Education
5 Citations (Scopus)

Cardiovascular health metrics among South Asian adults in the United States: Prevalence and associations with subclinical atherosclerosis

Talegawkar, S. A., Jin, Y., Kandula, N. R. & Kanaya, A. M., Mar 1 2017, In : Preventive Medicine. 96, p. 79-84 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carotid Intima-Media Thickness
Atherosclerosis
Coronary Vessels
Health
Calcium
1 Citation (Scopus)

Family History of CHD Is Associated With Severe CAC in South Asians: Comparing the MASALA and MESA Studies

Patel, J., Al Rifai, M., Cainzos-Achirica, M., Kandula, N. R., Kanaya, A. M., Khera, A., Blumenthal, R. S., Nasir, K., Blaha, M. J. & Joshi, P. H., Aug 1 2017, In : JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging. 10, 8, p. 958-960 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

4 Citations (Scopus)

Prevalence of chronic kidney disease and risk factors for its progression: A cross-sectional comparison of Indians living in Indian versus U.S. cities

Anand, S., Kondal, D., Montez-Rath, M., Zheng, Y., Shivashankar, R., Singh, K., Gupta, P., Gupta, R., Ajay, V. S., Mohan, V., Pradeepa, R., Tandon, N., Ali, M. K., Narayan, K. M. V., Chertow, G. M., Kandula, N. R., Prabhakaran, D. & Kanaya, A. M., Mar 1 2017, In : PloS one. 12, 3, e0173554.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

kidney diseases
Chronic Renal Insufficiency
risk factors
Albuminuria
Medical problems

The relationship between anthropometry and body composition from computed tomography: The Mediators of Atherosclerosis in South Asians Living in America Study

Mongraw-Chaffin, M., Kanaya, A. M., Kandula, N. R., Shah, A. & Anderson, C. A. M., Nov 2 2017, In : Ethnicity and Health. 22, 6, p. 565-574 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anthropometry
Intra-Abdominal Fat
Body Composition
Atherosclerosis
Subcutaneous Fat
4 Citations (Scopus)

Type 2 diabetes after gestational diabetes mellitus in South Asian women in the United States

Gadgil, M. D., Oza-Frank, R., Kandula, N. R. & Kanaya, A. M., Jul 1 2017, In : Diabetes/Metabolism Research and Reviews. 33, 5, e2891.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gestational Diabetes
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Atherosclerosis
Blood Pressure
Weights and Measures
2016
3 Citations (Scopus)

Associations Between Discrimination and Cardiovascular Health Among Asian Indians in the United States

Nadimpalli, S. B., Dulin-Keita, A., Salas, C., Kanaya, A. M. & Kandula, N. R., Dec 1 2016, In : Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. 18, 6, p. 1284-1291 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health
Blood Pressure
Blood Glucose
Linear Models
Fasting
Social Support
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Capsules
Obesity
7 Citations (Scopus)

Dietary intakes among South Asian adults differ by length of residence in the USA

Talegawkar, S. A., Kandula, N. R., Gadgil, M. D., Desai, D. & Kanaya, A. M., Feb 1 2016, In : Public Health Nutrition. 19, 2, p. 348-355 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fats
Food
Atherosclerosis
Eating
Candy
5 Citations (Scopus)

Ectopic Fat Depots And Coronary Artery Calcium in South Asians Compared With Other Racial/Ethnic Groups

Garg, S. K., Lin, F., Kandula, N. R., Ding, J., Carr, J., Allison, M., Liu, K., Herrington, D., Vaidya, D., Vittinghoff, E. & Kanaya, A. M., Nov 1 2016, In : Journal of the American Heart Association. 5, 11, e004257.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ethnic Groups
Coronary Vessels
Fats
Calcium
Cardiovascular Diseases
8 Citations (Scopus)

Immigrant status and cardiovascular risk over time: Results from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis

Lê-Scherban, F., Albrecht, S. S., Bertoni, A., Kandula, N. R., Mehta, N. & Diez Roux, A. V., Jun 1 2016, In : Annals of Epidemiology. 26, 6, p. 429-435.e1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Atherosclerosis
Health
American Heart Association
Incidence
Public Health
20 Citations (Scopus)

Less favorable body composition and adipokines in South Asians compared with other US ethnic groups: Results from the MASALA and MESA studies

Shah, A. D., Kandula, N. R., Lin, F., Allison, M. A., Carr, J., Herrington, D., Liu, K. & Kanaya, A. M., Apr 1 2016, In : International Journal of Obesity. 40, 4, p. 639-645 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adipokines
Body Composition
Ethnic Groups
Asian Americans
Fats
4 Citations (Scopus)

Neighborhood Social Cohesion and Prevalence of Hypertension and Diabetes in a South Asian Population

Lagisetty, P. A., Wen, M., Choi, H., Heisler, M., Kanaya, A. M. & Kandula, N. R., Dec 1 2016, In : Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. 18, 6, p. 1309-1316 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hypertension
Population
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Ethnic Groups
Atherosclerosis
9 Citations (Scopus)

Neighborhood walkability and walking for transport among South Asians in the masala study

Kelley, E. A., Kandula, N. R., Kanaya, A. M. & Yen, I. H., May 1 2016, In : Journal of Physical Activity and Health. 13, 5, p. 514-519 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Walking
Asian Americans
Atherosclerosis
Exercise
Cross-Sectional Studies
7 Citations (Scopus)

Patient Perceptions About Prediabetes and Preferences for Diabetes Prevention

O'Brien, M. J., Moran, M. R., Tang, J. W., Vargas, M. C., Talen, M., Zimmermann, L. J., Ackermann, R. T. & Kandula, N. R., Dec 1 2016, In : Diabetes Educator. 42, 6, p. 667-677 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prediabetic State
Life Style
Metformin
Primary Health Care
Therapeutics
3 Citations (Scopus)

Psychosocial Factors Associated with Subclinical Atherosclerosis in South Asians: The MASALA Study

Shah, B. M., Shah, S., Kandula, N. R., Gadgil, M. D. & Kanaya, A. M., Dec 1 2016, In : Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. 18, 6, p. 1317-1327 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carotid Intima-Media Thickness
Atherosclerosis
Psychology
Anxiety
Depression
2 Citations (Scopus)

Qualitative Process Evaluation of a Community-Based Culturally Tailored Lifestyle Intervention for Underserved South Asians

Jayaprakash, M., Puri-Taneja, A., Kandula, N. R., Bharucha, H., Kumar, S. & Dave, S. S., Nov 1 2016, In : Health Promotion Practice. 17, 6, p. 802-813 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Life Style
Organizations
Cardiovascular Diseases
Community-Based Participatory Research
Interviews
6 Citations (Scopus)

Self-reported discrimination and mental health among asian indians: Cultural beliefs and coping style as moderators

Nadimpalli, S. B., Kanaya, A. M., McDade, T. & Kandula, N. R., Sep 1 2016, In : Asian American Journal of Psychology. 7, 3, p. 185-194 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mental Health
Anger
Anxiety
Depression
Social Support
5 Citations (Scopus)

The State of Diabetes Prevention Policy in the USA Following the Affordable Care Act

Konchak, J. N., Moran, M. R., O'Brien, M. J., Kandula, N. R. & Ackermann, R. T., Jun 1 2016, In : Current diabetes reports. 16, 6, 55.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Health
Health Personnel
Life Style
2015
8 Citations (Scopus)

Change in waist circumference with longer time in the United States among Hispanic and Chinese immigrants: The modifying role of the neighborhood built environment

Albrecht, S. S., Osypuk, T. L., Kandula, N. R., Gallo, L. C., Lê-Scherban, F., Shrager, S. & Diez Roux, A. V., Oct 1 2015, In : Annals of Epidemiology. 25, 10, p. 767-772.e2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Waist Circumference
Hispanic Americans
Food
Buffers
Weight Gain
24 Citations (Scopus)

Comparing type 2 diabetes, prediabetes, and their associated risk factors in Asian Indians in India and in the U.S. The CARRS and MASALA studies

Gujral, U. P., Narayan, K. M. V., Pradeepa, R. G., Deepa, M., Ali, M. K., Anjana, R. M., Kandula, N. R., Mohan, V. & Kanaya, A. M., Jul 1 2015, In : Diabetes care. 38, 7, p. 1312-1318 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prediabetic State
Risk Reduction Behavior
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
India
Atherosclerosis
15 Citations (Scopus)

Correlates of prediabetes and type II diabetes in US South Asians: Findings from the Mediators of Atherosclerosis in South Asians Living in America (MASALA) study

Shah, A. D., Vittinghoff, E., Kandula, N. R., Srivastava, S. & Kanaya, A. M., Feb 1 2015, In : Annals of Epidemiology. 25, 2, p. 77-83 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Prediabetic State
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Atherosclerosis
Life Style
Fasting
43 Citations (Scopus)

Dietary patterns are associated with metabolic risk factors in south Asians living in the United States

Gadgil, M. D., Anderson, C. A. M., Kandula, N. R. & Kanaya, A. M., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of Nutrition. 145, 6, p. 1211-1217 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Snacks
Nuts
Fabaceae
Vegetables
Fruit
9 Citations (Scopus)

Individualized Risk Communication and Outreach for Primary Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Community Health Centers: Randomized Trial

Persell, S. D., Brown, T., Lee, J. Y., Shah, S., Henley, E., Long, T., Luther, S., Lloyd-Jones, D. M., Jean-Jacques, M., Kandula, N. R., Sanchez, T. & Baker, D. W., Dec 1 2015, In : Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes. 8, 6, p. 560-566 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Community Health Centers
Hydroxymethylglutaryl-CoA Reductase Inhibitors
Cardiovascular Diseases
Communication
Cholesterol
9 Citations (Scopus)

Life stage influences on U.S. South Asian women's physical activity

Dave, S. S., Craft, L. L., Mehta, P., Naval, S., Kumar, S. & Kandula, N. R., Jan 1 2015, In : American Journal of Health Promotion. 29, 3, p. e100-e108

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Exercise
Focus Groups
community
Community-Based Participatory Research
Group
8 Citations (Scopus)

Protect your heart: A culture-specific multimedia cardiovascular health education program

Shah, A., Clayman, M. L., Glass, S. & Kandula, N. R., Apr 3 2015, In : Journal of Health Communication. 20, 4, p. 424-430 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Multimedia
Health Education
health promotion
multimedia
Education