Professor Raj Bhopal on CVD/diabetes and health promotion

Bhopal RS. Migration, Ethnicity, Race and Health in Multicultural Societies. 2 ed. Oxford: Oxford University Press; 2014.

Relevant papers

Bansal N, Fischbacher CM, Bhopal RS, Brown H, Steiner MF, Capewell S et al. Myocardial infarction incidence and survival by ethnic group: Scottish Health and Ethnicity Linkage retrospective cohort study. BMJ Open 2013 September 1;3(9).

http://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/3/9/e003415.full.pdf+html

Bryant M, Santorelli G, Lawlor DA, Farrar D, Tuffnell D, Bhopal R, et al. A comparison of South Asian specific and established BMI thresholds for determining obesity prevalence in pregnancy and predicting pregnancy complications: findings from the Born in Bradford cohort. Int J Obes (Lond) 2013 Jun 25. http://www.nature.com/ijo/journal/vaop/ncurrent/pdf/ijo2013117a.pdf

Abouzeid M, Bhopal RS, Dunbar JA, Janus ED. The potential for measuring ethnicity and health in a multicultural milieu - the case of type 2 diabetes in Australia. Ethnicity and Health 2013; 19(4):424-439.Davidson EM, Liu JJ, Bhopal RS, White M, Johnson MRD, Netto G et al.

Consideration of ethnicity in guidelines and systematic reviews promoting lifestyle interventions: a thematic analysis. Eur J Public Health 2013 July 26.  http://eurpub.oxfordjournals.org/content/early/2013/07/26/eurpub.ckt093.full.pdf+html

Bhopal RS, Humphry RW, Fischbacher CM. Changes in cardiovascular risk factors in relation to increasing ethnic inequalities in cardiovascular mortality: comparison of cross-sectional data in the Health Surveys for England 1999 and 2004. BMJ Open 2013 Sep 1;3(9).

http://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/3/9/e003485.full.pdf+html

Bryant M, Santorelli G, Fairley L, West J, Lawlor DA, Bhopal R, et al. Design and characteristics of a new birth cohort, to study the early origins and ethnic variation of childhood obesity: the BiB1000 study. Longitudinal and Life Course Studies 2013;4(2):119-35.

http://www.llcsjournal.org/index.php/llcs/article/view/221/233

Liu JJ, Wabnitz C, Davidson E, Bhopal RS, White M, Johnson MRD, et al. Smoking cessation interventions for ethnic minority groups - A systematic review of adapted interventions. Preventive Medicine 2013 Dec;57(6):765-75.

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0091743513003599

Bhopal RS, Douglas A, Wallia S, Forbes JF, Lean MEJ, Gill JMR, et al. Effect of a lifestyle intervention on weight change in south Asian individuals in the UK at high risk of type 2 diabetes: a family-cluster randomised controlled trial. The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology. 2013; 2: 218-227.

http://www.thelancet.com/journals/landia/article/PIIS2213-8587(13)70204-3/abstract

Fischbacher CM, Cezard G, Bhopal RS, Pearce J, Bansal N. Measures of socioeconomic position are not consistently associated with ethnic differences in cardiovascular disease in Scotland: methods from the Scottish Health and Ethnicity Linkage Study (SHELS). International Journal of Epidemiology 2014;43(1):129-39. 

http://ije.oxfordjournals.org/content/43/1/129.full.pdf+html

Davidson EM, Liu JJ, Bhopal RS, White M, Johnson MR, Netto G, et al. Behavior Change Interventions to Improve the Health of Racial and Ethnic Minority Populations: A Tool Kit of Adaptation Approaches. The Milbank quarterly 2013;91(4):811-51. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1468-0009.12034/pdf

Shah KS, Shah AS, Bhopal R. Systematic review and meta-analysis of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest and race or ethnicity: black US populations fare worse. Eur J Prev Cardiol 2014;21(5):619-38.

http://cpr.sagepub.com/content/21/5/619.full.pdf+html

Adab P, Pallan MJ, Cade J, Ekelund U, Barrett T, Daley A et al. Preventing childhood obesity, phase II feasibility study focusing on South Asians: BEACHeS. BMJ Open 2014 April 1;4(4). 

http://bmjopen.bmj.com/content/4/4/e004579.full.pdf+html

Morrison Z, Douglas A, Bhopal R et al. Understanding experiences of participating in a weight loss lifestyle intervention trial: a qualitative evaluation of South Asians at high risk of diabetes. BMJ Open 2014;4(6):e004736.

http://bmjopen.bmj.com/cgi/content/abstract/4/6/e004736?ct=ct

Davidson EM, Liu JJ, Bhopal RS et al. Consideration of ethnicity in guidelines and systematic reviews promoting lifestyle interventions: a thematic analysis.

Eur J Public Health 2013;24(3):508-13.

http://eurpub.oxfordjournals.org/content/24/3/508.full.pdf+html

 

Letter

Bhopal RS. Statins: numbers needed to treat and personal decision making. BMJ 2014;349:g4980.

http://www.bmj.com/content/349/bmj.g4980.full?ct=ct