7 References

7 References

Alberti KG, Zimmet P, Shaw J (2005) The metabolic syndrome – a new worldwide definition. The Lancet 366: 1059–62

Alberti KG, Zimmet P, Shaw J (2007) International Diabetes Federation: a consensus on type 2 diabetes prevention. Diabetic Medicine 24: 451–63

Allender S, Peto V, Scarborough P et al. (2007) Coronary heart disease statistics edition. London: British Heart Foundation

Banerji MA, Faridi N, Atluri R et al. (1999) Body composition, visceral fat leptin and insulin resistance in Asian Indian men. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism 84: 137–44

Department of Health (2001) Modern standards and service models – diabetes: national service framework standards. London: Department of Health

Department of Health (2003) Annual report of the Chief Medical Officer 2002. Chapter 5. Obesity: defusing a health time bomb. London: Department of Health

Health Promotion Board Singapore (2005) Revision of body mass index (BMI) cut-offs in Singapore. Singapore: Health Promotion Board Singapore

Khunti K, Kumar S, Brodie J (2009) Diabetes UK and South Asian Health Foundation recommendations on research priorities in British South Asians. London: Diabetes UK

Kumar S, Khunti K, Hanif W et al. (2010) Position statement on diagnosis and treatment of obesity in British South Asians [online; accessed 30 May 2013]

McKeigue PM, Shah B, Marmot MG (1991) Relation of central obesity and insulin resistance with high diabetes prevalence and cardiovascular risk in South Asians. Lancet 337: 382–6

McKeigue PM, Pierpont T, Ferne JM et al. (1992) Relationship of glucose intolerance and body fat pattern in South Asians and Europeans. Diabetologia 35: 785–91

McKeigue PM, Ferne JE, Pierpont T et al. (1993) Association of early onset coronary heart disease in South Asian men with glucose intolerance and hyperinsulinaemia. Circulation 87: 152–61

Misra A, Chowbey P, Makkar NK et al. (2009) Consensus statement for diagnosis of obesity, abnormal obesity and the metabolic syndrome for Asian Indians and recommendations for physical activity, medical and surgical management. Journal of the Association of Physicians of India 57: 163–70

National Obesity Observatory (2011) Obesity and ethnicity. Oxford: National Obesity Observatory

Nazroo J (2004) Heart disease: an assessment of the importance of socio-economic position. In Ali S, Atkin K (Editors) Primary health care and South Asian populations: meeting the challenges. Abingdon: Radcliffe Medical

Nesto RW (2005) Obesity: A major component of the metabolic syndrome. Texas Heart Institute Journal 32: 387–9

NHS Information Centre (2005) Health survey for England 2004: The health of minority ethnic groups – headline tables. Leeds: NHS Health and Social Care Information Centre, Public Health Statistics

Obesity in Asia Collaboration (2007) Waist circumference thresholds provide an accurate and widely applicable method for the discrimination of diabetes. Diabetes Care 30: 3116–18

Office for National Statistics (2011a) Quality of ethnicity and gestation data subnationally for births and infant deaths in England and Wales, 2005–08 [online; accessed 30 May 2012]

Office for National Statistics (2011b) Statistical bulletin: population estimates by ethnic group 2002–2009. London: Office for National Statistics

Office for National Statistics (2012) Ethnicity and national identity in England and Wales 2011 [online; accessed 10 May 2013]

Ramachandran A, Snehalatha C, Mary S et al. (2006) The Indian diabetes prevention programme shows that lifestyle modification and metformin prevent type 2 diabetes in Asian Indian subjects with impaired glucose tolerance (IDPP–1). Diabetologia 49: 289–97

Scottish Intercollegiate Guideline Network (2010) Management of obesity: a national clinical guideline. Edinburgh: Scottish Intercollegiate Guideline Network

South Asian Public Health Association (2011) FAQ: Who is considered South Asian? [online; accessed 12 January 2012]

White A (2002) Social focus in brief: ethnicity. London: Office for National Statistics

World Health Organization (1998) Obesity: preventing and managing the global epidemic. Report on a WHO consultation on obesity. Geneva: World Health Organization

World Health Organization (2000) Obesity: preventing and managing the global epidemic. Part 1: the problem of overweight and obesity. Geneva: World Health Organization

World Health Organization (2004) Appropriate body-mass index for Asian populations and its implications for policy and intervention strategies. Lancet 363: 157–63

Zhou BF (2002) Predictive values of body mass index and waist circumference for risk factors of certain related diseases in Chinese adults – study on optimal cut-off points of body mass index and waist circumference in Chinese adults. Biomedical and Environmental Sciences 15: 83–95

  • National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)