Below are research studies and findings presented at scientific meetings by Latha Palaniappan, M.D., M.S., an assistant investigator at the Palo Alto Medical Foundation's (PAMF) Research Institute and faculty member at Stanford University School of Medicine.
Cardiovascular Disease the Leading Cause of Death for California's South Asians, PAMF Research Shows
PAMF Receives $2.5 Million Grant for Groundbreaking
Asian-American Diabetes Study
South Asian Indian Women Weight Loss Study
(Adobe Acrobat file) A study examining the effects of weight loss on insulin resistance in South Asian Indian women.
Epidemiology and Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease in South Asian Indians (Adobe Acrobat file)
Paper: "Risk Factors for Early Myocardial Infarction in South Asians Compared With Individuals in Other Countries," Joshi, Islam, Pais, et al: JAMA; Vol. 297 No. 3, January 17, 2007
Review Paper: "South Asians and Cardiovascular Risk: What Clinicians Should Know," by Milan Gupta, Narendra Singh and Subodh Verma. Circulation; Journal of the American Heart Association. 2006;113:e924-e929, PALANIAPPAN LP , Kwan AC, Abbasi F, Lamendola C, et al
Lipoprotein abnormalities are associated with insulin resistance in South Asian Indian women. Metabolism. 2007;56:899-904.
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
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
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
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
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
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