Namratha R Kandula

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2015
21 Citations (Scopus)

Translating a heart disease lifestyle intervention into the community: The South Asian Heart Lifestyle Intervention (SAHELI) study; A randomized control trial Chronic Disease epidemiology

Kandula, N. R., Dave, S., De Chavez, P. J., Bharucha, H., Patel, Y., Seguil, P., Kumar, S., Baker, D. W., Spring, B. & Siddique, J., Oct 16 2015, In : BMC Public Health. 15, 1, 1064.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Life Style
Heart Diseases
Epidemiology
Chronic Disease
Cardiovascular Diseases
2014
28 Citations (Scopus)
Atherosclerosis
Cardiovascular Diseases
Coronary Vessels
Carotid Intima-Media Thickness
Calcium
33 Citations (Scopus)

Comparing coronary artery calcium among U.S. South Asians with four racial/ethnic groups: The MASALA and MESA studies

Kanaya, A. M., Kandula, N. R., Ewing, S. K., Herrington, D., Liu, K., Blaha, M. J., Srivastava, S., Dave, S. S. & Budoff, M. J., Jan 1 2014, In : Atherosclerosis. 234, 1, p. 102-107 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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

Dietary patterns in asian indians in the United States: An analysis of the metabolic syndrome and atherosclerosis in South Asians Living in America study

Gadgil, M. D., Anderson, C. A. M., Kandula, N. R. & Kanaya, A. M., Feb 1 2014, In : Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 114, 2, p. 238-243 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Asian Indians
metabolic syndrome
atherosclerosis
eating habits
Atherosclerosis
51 Citations (Scopus)

Understanding the high prevalence of diabetes in u.s. southasianscomparedwithfour racial/ethnic groups: The masala and mesa studies

Kanaya, A. M., Herrington, D., Vittinghoff, E., Ewing, S. K., Liu, K., Blaha, M. J., Dave, S. S., Qureshi, F. & Kandula, N. R., Jan 1 2014, In : Diabetes Care. 37, 6, p. 1621-1628 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ethnic Groups
Insulin Resistance
Homeostasis
Atherosclerosis
Asian Americans
2013
21 Citations (Scopus)

Immigrant assimilation and BMI and waist size: A longitudinal examination among hispanic and chinese participants in the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis

Albrecht, S. S., Roux, A. V. D., Kandula, N. R., Osypuk, T. L., Ni, H. & Shrager, S., Aug 1 2013, In : Obesity. 21, 8, p. 1695-1703 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hispanic Americans
Waist Circumference
Atherosclerosis
Weights and Measures
Ethnic Groups
53 Citations (Scopus)

Mediators of Atherosclerosis in South Asians Living in America (MASALA) study: Objectives, methods, and cohort description

Kanaya, A. M., Kandula, N. R., Herrington, D., Budoff, M. J., Hulley, S., Vittinghoff, E. & Liu, K., Dec 1 2013, In : Clinical Cardiology. 36, 12, p. 713-720 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Atherosclerosis
Cardiovascular Diseases
Sri Lanka
Nepal
Carotid Intima-Media Thickness
11 Citations (Scopus)

The South Asian Heart Lifestyle Intervention (SAHELI) study to improve cardiovascular risk factors in a community setting: Design and methods

Kandula, N. R., Patel, Y., Dave, S., Seguil, P., Kumar, S., Baker, D. W., Spring, B. & Siddique, J., Nov 1 2013, In : Contemporary Clinical Trials. 36, 2, p. 479-487 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Life Style
Cardiovascular Diseases
Primary Health Care
Exercise
Self Efficacy
2012
14 Citations (Scopus)

A community and culture-centered approach to developing effective cardiovascular health messages

Kandula, N. R., Khurana, N. R., Makoul, G., Glass, S. & Baker, D. W., Oct 1 2012, In : Journal of general internal medicine. 27, 10, p. 1308-1316 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Patient Education
Health
Health Promotion
Coronary Disease
Focus Groups
16 Citations (Scopus)

"All of Those Things We Don't Eat": A Culture-Centered Approach to Dietary Health Meanings for Asian Indians Living in the United States

Koenig, C. J., Dutta, M. J., Kandula, N. & Palaniappan, L., Nov 1 2012, In : Health Communication. 27, 8, p. 818-828 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health
health
community
Health care
dialectics
9 Citations (Scopus)

South asian american perspectives on overweight, obesity, and the relationship between weight and health

Tang, J. W., Mason, M., Kushner, R. F., Tirodkar, M. A., Khurana, N. & Kandula, N. R., May 1 2012, In : Preventing chronic disease. 9, 5, 110284.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Asian Americans
Obesity
Weights and Measures
Health
Weight Perception
2011
11 Citations (Scopus)

Associations of acculturation and kidney dysfunction among Hispanics and Chinese from the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA)

Day, E. C., Li, Y., Diez-Roux, A., Kandula, N. R., Moran, A., Rosas, S., Shlipak, M. G. & Peralta, C. A., Jun 1 2011, In : Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation. 26, 6, p. 1909-1916 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acculturation
Hispanic Americans
Atherosclerosis
Kidney
Comorbidity
15 Citations (Scopus)

Explanatory models of coronary heart disease among South Asian immigrants

Tirodkar, M. A., Baker, D. W., Khurana, N., Makoul, G., Paracha, M. W. & Kandula, N. R., Nov 1 2011, In : Patient education and counseling. 85, 2, p. 230-236 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coronary Disease
Psychology
Health Educators
Cholesterol
Interviews
21 Citations (Scopus)

Explanatory models of health and disease among south Asian immigrants in Chicago

Tirodkar, M. A., Baker, D. W., Makoul, G. T., Khurana, N., Paracha, M. W. & Kandula, N. R., Apr 1 2011, In : Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. 13, 2, p. 385-394 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Holistic Health
Health
Religion
Interviews
Islam
27 Citations (Scopus)

Literacy and retention of information after a multimedia diabetes education program and teach-back

Kandula, N. R., Malli, T., Zei, C. P., Larsen, E. & Baker, D. W., Oct 11 2011, In : Journal of Health Communication. 16, SUPPL. 3, p. 89-102 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Information Literacy
Multimedia
Medical problems
chronic illness
multimedia
2010
27 Citations (Scopus)

Interactions between race/ethnicity and anthropometry in risk of incident diabetes

Lutsey, P. L., Pereira, M. A., Bertoni, A. G., Kandula, N. R. & Jacobs, D. R., Jul 1 2010, In : American Journal of Epidemiology. 172, 2, p. 197-204 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Anthropometry
Adiposity
Hispanic Americans
Ethnic Groups
Incidence
26 Citations (Scopus)

Knowledge Gaps and Misconceptions About Coronary Heart Disease Among U.S. South Asians

Kandula, N. R., Tirodkar, M. A., Lauderdale, D. S., Khurana, N. R., Makoul, G. & Baker, D. W., Apr 1 2010, In : American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 38, 4, p. 439-442 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Coronary Disease
Education
Acculturation
Behavior Control
Ethnic Groups
2009
168 Citations (Scopus)

Are immigrant enclaves healthy places to live? The Multi-ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis

Osypuk, T. L., Diez Roux, A. V., Hadley, C. & Kandula, N. R., Jul 1 2009, In : Social Science and Medicine. 69, 1, p. 110-120 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Atherosclerosis
immigrant
Hispanic Americans
Exercise
Health Behavior
56 Citations (Scopus)

Association between language and risk factor levels among Hispanic adults with hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, or diabetes

Eamranond, P. P., Legedza, A. T. R., Diez-Roux, A. V., Kandula, N. R., Palmas, W., Siscovick, D. S. & Mukamal, K. J., Jan 1 2009, In : American heart journal. 157, 1, p. 53-59 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hypercholesterolemia
Hispanic Americans
Language
Hypertension
Fasting
57 Citations (Scopus)

Association between neighborhood context and smoking prevalence among Asian Americans

Kandula, N. R., Wen, M., Jacobs, E. A. & Lauderdale, D. S., May 1 2009, In : American journal of public health. 99, 5, p. 885-892 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Asian Americans
Smoking
Logistic Models
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
12 Citations (Scopus)

Association between prior experiences of discrimination and patients' attitudes towards health care providers collecting information about race and ethnicity

Kandula, N. R., Hasnain-Wynia, R., Thompson, J. A., Brown, E. R. & Baker, D. W., Jul 1 2009, In : Journal of general internal medicine. 24, 7, p. 789-794 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Personnel
Hispanic Americans
Telephone
Health Status
Delivery of Health Care
51 Citations (Scopus)

Ethnic neighborhoods in multi-ethnic America, 1990-2000: Resurgent ethnicity in the ethnoburbs?

Wen, M., Lauderdale, DS. & Kandula, NR., Sep 1 2009, In : Social Forces. 88, 1, p. 425-460 36 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

ethnicity
suburbanization
suburb
assimilation
Multiethnic
72 Citations (Scopus)

The relationship between health literacy and knowledge improvement after a multimedia type 2 diabetes education program

Kandula, N. R., Nsiah-Kumi, P. A., Makoul, G., Sager, J., Zei, C. P., Glass, S., Stephens, Q. & Baker, D. W., Jun 1 2009, In : Patient education and counseling. 75, 3, p. 321-327 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Literacy
Multimedia
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Education
Learning
2008
123 Citations (Scopus)

Association of acculturation levels and prevalence of diabetes in the multi-ethnic study of atherosclerosis (MESA)

Kandula, N. R., Diez-Roux, A. V., Chan, C., Daviglus, M. L., Jackson, S. A., Ni, H. & Schreiner, P. J., Aug 1 2008, In : Diabetes care. 31, 8, p. 1621-1628 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acculturation
Atherosclerosis
Hispanic Americans
Diet
Asian Americans
2007
26 Citations (Scopus)

Attitudes toward health care providers, collecting information about patients' race, ethnicity, and language

Baker, D. W., Hasnain-Wynia, R., Kandula, N. R., Thompson, J. A. & Brown, E. R., Nov 1 2007, In : Medical Care. 45, 11, p. 1034-1042 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Personnel
Language
Legislation
Hispanic Americans
Telephone
109 Citations (Scopus)

Differences in Self-Reported Health Among Asians, Latinos, and Non-Hispanic Whites: The Role of Language and Nativity

Kandula, N. R., Lauderdale, D. S. & Baker, D. W., Mar 1 2007, In : Annals of Epidemiology. 17, 3, p. 191-198 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hispanic Americans
Language
Health
Social Class
Health Status
69 Citations (Scopus)

Walking for transportation or leisure: What difference does the neighborhood make?

Wen, M., Kandula, N. R. & Lauderdale, D. S., Dec 1 2007, In : Journal of general internal medicine. 22, 12, p. 1674-1680 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Leisure Activities
Walking
Censuses
Odds Ratio
Patient Compliance
2006
148 Citations (Scopus)

Low rates of colorectal, cervical, and breast cancer screening in Asian Americans compared with non-Hispanic whites: Cultural influences or access to care?

Kandula, N. R., Wen, M., Jacobs, E. A. & Lauderdale, D. S., Jul 1 2006, In : Cancer. 107, 1, p. 184-192 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Asian Americans
Early Detection of Cancer
Uterine Cervical Neoplasms
Colorectal Neoplasms
Breast Neoplasms
2005
105 Citations (Scopus)

Leisure time, non-leisure time, and occupational physical activity in Asian Americans

Kandula, N. R. & Lauderdale, D. S., Jan 1 2005, In : Annals of Epidemiology. 15, 4, p. 257-265 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Asian Americans
Leisure Activities
Exercise
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
2004
41 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of menopause on grip and pinch strength: Results from the Chicago, Illinois, site of the Study of Women's Health Across the Nation

Kurina, L. M., Gulati, M., Everson-Rose, S. A., Chung, P. J., Karavolos, K., Cohen, N. J., Kandula, N., Lukezic, R., Dugan, S. A., Sowers, M., Powell, L. H. & Pickett, K. E., Sep 1 2004, In : American journal of epidemiology. 160, 5, p. 484-491 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pinch Strength
Hand Strength
Women's Health
Menopause
Hormone Replacement Therapy
45 Citations (Scopus)

The unintended impact of welfare reform on the medicaid enrollment of eligible immigrants

Kandula, N. R., Grogan, C. M., Rathouz, P. J. & Lauderdale, D. S., Oct 1 2004, In : Health Services Research. 39, 5, p. 1509-1526 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Medicaid
welfare
immigrant
reform
Legislation
8 Citations (Scopus)

Tuberculosis prevention in Mexican immigrants: Limitations of short-course therapy

Kandula, N. R., Dworkin, M. S., Carroll, M. R. & Lauderdale, D. S., Jan 1 2004, In : American Journal of Preventive Medicine. 26, 2, p. 163-166 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pyrazinamide
Rifampin
Tuberculosis
Therapeutics
Chemical and Drug Induced Liver Injury