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    Gender and ethnic differences in the prevalence of type 2 diabetes among Asian subgroups in California. Choi SE, Liu M, Palaniappan LP, Wang EJ, Wong ND. J Diabetes Complications. June 3 2013.

    Differences in the Prevalence of Proteinuric and Nonproteinuric Diabetic Kidney Disease. Bhalla V, Zhao B, Azar KM, Wang EJ, Choi S, Wong EC, Fortmann SP, Palanippan, LP. Racial/Ethnic Diabetes Care. Dec 13 2012.

    Racial/ethnic differences in control of cardiovascular risk factors among type 2 diabetes patients in an insured, ambulatory care population. Holland AT, Zhao B, Wong EC, Choi SE, Wong ND, Palaniappan LP. Journal of Diabetes and its Complications. Oct 10 2012.

    Festival Foods in the Immigrant Diet. Azar KM, Chen E, Holland AT, Palaniappan LP. Journal of immigrant and minority health / Center for Minority Public Health. Sep 12 2012.

    Perceived Poor Sleep Quality in the Absence of Polysomnographic Sleep Disturbance in Women with Severe Premenstrual Syndrome. Baker FC, Sassoon SA, Kahan T, Palaniappan L, Nicholas CL, Trinder J, Colrain IM.Journal of Sleep Research. 2012.

    Clinically Identified Postpartum Depression in Asian American Mothers. Goyal D, Wang EJ, Shen J, Wong EC, Palaniappan LP. Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing: JOGNN / NAACOG. 2012.

    Problems with the Collection and Interpretation of Asian-American Health Data: Omission, Aggregation, and Extrapolation. Holland AT, Palaniappan LP. Ann Epidemiol. Jun 2012;22(6):397-405.

    Underdiagnosis of Hypertension Using Electronic Health Records. Banerjee D, Chung S, Wong EC, Wang EJ, Stafford RS, Palaniappan LP. Am J Hypertens. 2012;25(1):97-102.

    "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 CJ, Dutta MJ, Kandula N, LP P. Health Communication. 2012;1(11).

    Accuracy of Data Entry of Patient Race/Ethnicity/Ancestry and Preferred Spoken Language in an Ambulatory Care Setting: Accuracy of Data Entry of Patient R/E/A/L. Azar KM, Moreno MR, Wong EC, Shin JJ, Soto C, Palaniappan LP. Health Serv Res. Aug 24 2011.

    Shared medical appointments: promoting weight loss in a clinical setting. Palaniappan LP, Muzaffar AL, Wang EJ, Wong EC, Orchard TJ. J Am Board Fam Med. 2011 May-Jun; 24 (3): 326-8

    Asian Americans have greater prevalence of metabolic syndrome despite lower body mass index. Palaniappan LP, Wong EC, Shin JJ, Fortmann SP, Lauderdale DS. Int J Obes (Lond). 2011; 35 (3): 393-400

    Incorporation of whole, ancient grains into a modern Asian Indian diet to reduce the burden of chronic disease. Dixit AA, Azar KM, Gardner CD, Palaniappan LP. Nutr Rev. 2011; 69 (8): 479-488

    Population Colorectal Cancer Screening Estimates: Comparing Self-Report to Electronic Health Record Data in California. Palaniappan LP, Maxwell AE, Crespi CM, Wong EC, Shin J, Wang EJ. Int J Canc Prev. 2011; 4 (1)

    Racial and Ethnic Variation in Lipoprotein (a) Levels among Asian Indian and Chinese Patients. Banerjee D, Wong EC, Shin J, Fortmann SP, Palaniappan L. J Lipids. 2011: 2011 291954

    Spectrum of cardiovascular diseases in Asian-American racial/ethnic subgroups. Holland AT, Wong EC, Lauderdale DS, Palaniappan LP. Ann Epidemiol. 2011; 21 (8): 608-14

    Type 2 diabetes: Identifying high risk Asian American subgroups in a clinical population. Wang EJ, Wong EC, Dixit AA, Fortmann SP, Linde RB, Palaniappan LP. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2011; 93 (2): 248-54

    Call to action: cardiovascular disease in Asian Americans: a science advisory from the American Heart Association. Palaniappan LP, Araneta MR, Assimes TL, Barrett-Connor EL, Carnethon MR, Criqui MH, Fung GL, Narayan KM, Patel H, Taylor-Piliae RE, Wilson PW, Wong ND. Circulation. 2010; 122 (12): 1242-52

    Does the frequency of pay-for-performance payment matter? -- Experience from a randomized trial. Chung S, Palaniappan L, Wong E, Rubin H, Luft H. Health Serv Res. 2010; 45 (2): 553-64

    Effect of physician-specific pay-for-performance incentives in a large group practice. Chung S, Palaniappan LP, Trujillo LM, Rubin HR, Luft HS. Am J Manag Care. 2010; 16 (2): e35-42

    Leading causes of mortality of Asian Indians in California. Palaniappan L, Mukherjea A, Holland A, Ivey SL. Ethn Dis. 2010; 20 (1): 53-7

    Report of a National Heart, Lung, And Blood Institute Workshop: heterogeneity in cardiometabolic risk in Asian Americans In the U.S. Opportunities for research. Narayan KM, Aviles-Santa L, Oza-Frank R, Pandey M, Curb JD, McNeely M, Araneta MR, Palaniappan L, Rajpathak S, Barrett-Connor E. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2010; 55 (10): 966-73

    Using name lists to infer Asian racial/ethnic subgroups in the healthcare setting. Wong EC, Palaniappan LP, Lauderdale DS. Med Care. 2010; 48 (6): 540-6

    Collecting patient race/ethnicity and primary language data in ambulatory care settings: a case study in methodology. Palaniappan LP, Wong EC, Shin JJ, Moreno MR, Otero-Sabogal R. Health Serv Res. 2009; 44 (5 Pt 1): 1750-61


    Clinical experience with a relatively low carbohydrate, calorie-restricted diet improves insulin sensitivity and associated metabolic abnormalities in overweight, insulin resistant South Asian Indian women. Backes AC, Abbasi F, Lamendola C, McLaughlin TL, Reaven G, Palaniappan LP. Asia Pac J Clin Nutr. 2008; 17 (4): 669-71

    Ethnic differences in the relationship between adiponectin and insulin sensitivity in South Asian and Caucasian women. Martin M, Palaniappan LP, Kwan AC, Reaven GM, Reaven PD. Diabetes Care. 2008; 31 (4): 798-801


    Lipoprotein abnormalities are associated with insulin resistance in South Asian Indian women. Palaniappan LP, Kwan AC, Abbasi F, Lamendola C, McLaughlin TL, Reaven GM. Metabolism. 2007; 56 (7): 899-904

    2006 and earlier

    Sociocultural factors that affect pregnancy outcomes in two dissimilar immigrant groups in the United States. Madan A, Palaniappan L, Urizar G, Wang Y, Fortmann SP, Gould JB. J Pediatr. 2006; 148 (3): 341-6

    Depression and the metabolic syndrome in young adults: findings from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Kinder LS, Carnethon MR, Palaniappan LP, King AC, Fortmann SP. Psychosom Med. 2004 May-Jun; 66 (3): 316-22

    Coronary heart disease mortality for six ethnic groups in California, 1990-2000. Palaniappan L, Wang Y, Fortmann SP. Ann Epidemiol. 2004; 14 (7): 499-506

    Predictors of the incident metabolic syndrome in adults: the Insulin Resistance Atherosclerosis Study. Palaniappan L, Carnethon MR, Wang Y, Hanley AJ, Fortmann SP, Haffner SM, Wagenknecht L. Diabetes Care. 2004; 27 (3): 788-93

    Association between microalbuminuria and the metabolic syndrome: NHANES III. Palaniappan L, Carnethon M, Fortmann SP. Am J Hypertens. 2003; 16 (11 Pt 1): 952-8

    Association of dietary protein intake and microalbuminuria in healthy adults: Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Wrone EM, Carnethon MR, Palaniappan L, Fortmann SP. Am J Kidney Dis. 2003; 41 (3): 580-7

    Risk factors for progression to incident hyperinsulinemia: the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study, 1987-1998. Carnethon MR, Fortmann SP, Palaniappan L, Duncan BB, Schmidt MI, Chambless LE. Am J Epidemiol. 2003; 158 (11): 1058-67

    Risk functions for prediction of cardiovascular disease in elderly Australians: the Dubbo Study. Simons LA, Simons J, Friedlander Y, McCallum J, Palaniappan L. Med J Aust. 2003; 178 (3): 113-6

    The metabolic syndrome: prevalence and associated risk factor findings in the US population from the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1988-1994. Park YW, Zhu S, Palaniappan L, Heshka S, Carnethon MR, Heymsfield SB. Arch Intern Med. 2003; 163 (4): 427-36

    Cardiovascular risk factors in ethnic minority women aged < or =30 years. Palaniappan L, Anthony MN, Mahesh C, Elliott M, Killeen A, Giacherio D, Rubenfire M. Am J Cardiol. 2002; 89 (5): 524-9

    Comparison of usefulness of systolic, diastolic, and mean blood pressure and pulse pressure as predictors of cardiovascular death in patients >/=60 years of age (The Dubbo Study). Palaniappan L, Simons LA, Simons J, Friedlander Y, McCallum J. Am J Cardiol. 2002; 90 (12): 1398-401

    Heterogeneity in the relationship between ethnicity, BMI, and fasting insulin. Palaniappan LP, Carnethon MR, Fortmann SP. Diabetes Care. 2002; 25 (8): 1351-7

    Serum insulin, obesity, and the incidence of type 2 diabetes in black and white adults: the atherosclerosis risk in communities study: 1987-1998. Carnethon MR, Palaniappan LP, Burchfiel CM, Brancati FL, Fortmann SP. Diabetes Care. 2002; 25 (8): 1358-64

    Analysis of CYP21 coding polymorphisms in three ethnic populations: further evidence of nonamplifying CYP21 alleles among whites. Ozturk IC, Wei WL, Palaniappan L, Rubenfire M, Killeen AA. Mol Diagn. 2000; 5 (1): 47-52