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India Diabetes Research Foundation (IDRF)

Diabetes is the most common metabolic disorder affecting populations in all geographical regions of the world. The prevalence of diabetes is influenced by genetic, ethnic and socioeconomic factors. The World Health Organization (WHO) has projected that the prevalence of diabetes is increasing in epidemic proportions especially in developing countries. India has the highest number of people with Diabetes in the World.

ramachandran

Dr. A. Ramachandran

M.D., Ph.D, D.Sc.,FRCP(Lond.), MNAMS, FICP,FRCP(Edin)

Chairman / Managing Director,

A. Ramachandran’s Diabetes Hospitals and

President of India Diabetes Research Foundation, Chennai. India.

shobana

Dr. Shobhana Ramachandran

Qualifications:

B.Sc. – Home Science – Queen Mary’s College, Chennai.

M.A. – Sociology – Annamalai University, Chennai.

Ph.D – Madras Medical College, Chennai.

The Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai.

snehalatha

Dr. C. Snehalatha

Qualifications:

M.Sc – 1966 (Biochemistry Medical Faculty)

Madras Medical College, Madras

D.Phil – 1970, Calcutta University.

D.Sc. – 1989, Madras University.

Guide :- Ph.D Students

vinitha

Dr. Vinitha Ramachandran

Qualifications:

BDS, MDS, Ph.D

arun raghavan

Dr. Arun Raghavan

Qualifications:

MBBS, MD

nanditha

Dr. Nanditha Arun

Qualifications:

MBBS, MD, FRCP(Glasg), FIMSA

Certificate on Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Care Life Support

Prof.(Dr).A.Ramachandran, MD.Ph.D.,D.Sc., FRCP(Lond)., MNAMS., FICP. FRCP (Edin)

President

India Diabetes Research Foundation

Chairman / Managing Director

Dr.A. Ramachandran’s Diabetes Hospitals

28, Marshalls Road, Egmore

Chennai - 600 008, India

Email : dr.ramachandran@ardiabetes.org

CURRICULUM VITAE

Qualifications :-

M.B.B.S. - Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Pondicherry,1972.

M.D. (Gen. Medicine) - Madras Medical College, Madras, 1978.

Ph.D. (Medicine - Diabetology) - University of Madras, 1988.

D.Sc. - Dr. M.G.R. Medical University. 2001

MNAMS - 1988.

FICP - 1995.

FRCP (Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians, London) 1999.

FRCP (Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh) 2005.

Fellowship in Diabetes Endocrinology & Metabolism, University of Nebraska Medical Centre, Omaha, NE, USA, Jan 1983 to June 1984.

Clinical Epidemiology of Diabetes Course, WHO & IDF, Cambridge, U.K., 1981.

Recognitions :-

  • Chairman, National Diabetes Control Programme, ICMR.
  • Member, WHO Consultative Committee on Classification & Diagnosis of Diabetes.
  • Member, Diabetes Health Economics Study group-International
    (IDF-WHO)
  • Member, Indian Council of Medical Research Expert Committee on RDA.
  • Member, Diabetes Atlas Committee
  • Member, Immi-Diab Group.
  • Member, Davidson’s Principles & Practices of Medicine.
  • Member, Davidson’s International Advisory Board, Elsevier Publication.
  • Member, Scientific Advisor for GlaxoSmithKline Beecham.

Awards :-

  • Dr. R.V. Rajam Gold Medal for M.D. 1st rank in the University of Madras, 1978.
  • R.V. Sathe Endowment Fund Award from Diabetic Association of India, January, 1979.
  • Boehringer Knoll Junior Lectureship in Diabetes, Association of Physicians of India, 1981.
  • Late Dr. J.N. Karande Oration Award, Diabetic Association of India, 1988.
  • Dr. Devasagayam Memorial Oration Award, Indian Association of Occupation Health, 1988.
  • ''''Professor Keshav Pai Memorial Gold Medal Oration Award 1999 was awarded by Dr. Keshaba Pai Memorial Trust Kasturba college, Mangalore, 2nd March''99
  • Hoechst Sr. Lecture awarded by in Association of Physicians of India, January 2000.
  • Prof. Kizar Ahmed (Medicine) Endowment Lecture for the year 1999-2000 at Dr.A.L.M.P.G. Institute of Basic Medical Sciences, Chennai , February 2000.
  • Dr. Bankath Chandra Annual Memorial Oration, Indian Medical Association, Hyderabad, on 28th August 2001.
  • Invited to deliver the oration at the 6th Annual Conference of North Eastern Diabetes Society held in Gawati, on 30th September 2001.
  • Dr P. J. Mehta Oration at the 57th joint Annual Conference of Association of Physicians of India, held in Chennai on 14th January 2002.
  • U.S.V. Oration at the 56th Annual Tamil Nadu State Medical Conference – “Megha Mediknit”, held in Tirupur on 28th & 29th September 2002.
  • Vocational Achiever Award 2003 – 04 by The Rotary Club of Madras Central on 28th July 2003.
  • “Best Referee Award 2003” by the Journal of Association of Physicians - The Dr. JC Patel –Dr. B.C. Metha JAPI Award 2003.
  • The Dr. J C Patel – Dr. B.C. Metha JAPI Award – 2003 – “Best Correspondence” by the Journal of Association of Physicians.
  • RSSDI 2004 Oration at the 32nd Annual Conference of the Research Society for the Study of Diabetes in India, held in Patna on 4th November 2004.
  • Netaji Oration at the Diamond APICON 2005, Mumbai, by Association of Physicians of India, JAPI.
  • Medical Excellence Award by Harvard Medical International on 11th February 2007 at New Delhi.

Professional Affiliations Memberships:

  • International Diabetes Federation
  • American Diabetes Association
  • International group of the Study of Epidemiology of Diabetes
  • European Association for the Study of Diabetes
  • Association of Physicians of India
  • Research Society for the Study of Diabetes in India
  • Diabetic Association of India

Regular invited speaker for International Conferences:

  • International Diabetes Federation
  • International Diabetes Epidemiology group
  • World Congress on Prevention of Diabetes and its Complications
  • Diabetes in Asia
  • American Diabetes Association (ADA)
  • International Congress on “Prediabetes” and the metabolic syndrome
  • HDL Symposium
  • National Diabetes Institute (NADI – Kuala Lumpur)

Papers published:

More than 250 original research papers in National and International Journals in the field of Diabetes.

Chapters:

Authored chapters in International Text Books on Diabetes.

Editorial Board:

  • Associate Editor for Obesity Research and Clinical Practice
  • Editorial Board Member for Practical Diabetes International

Scientific Reviewer:

Reviewer of Scientific papers of prestigious Journals

  • Diabetes Care, USA
  • Diabetes, USA
  • Diabetes Medicine, UK
  • The Lancet
  • Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, Australia
  • Practical Diabetes Mellitus, UK
  • Diabetes Metabolism Research & Reviews, France
  • International Diabetes Monitor, Denmark
  • Practical Diabetes International, UK
  • Diabetes Voice, Belgium
  • International Journal of Epidemiology
  • Current Diabetes Review
  • Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine
  • Journal of Physicians Associations of India, India
  • Indian Journal of Medical Research, India
  • Research Society for the Study of Diabetes in India

Research Fields

  • Epidemiology of Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes.
  • Diabetes in Pregnancy
  • Diagnosis of Diabetes.
  • Diabetes in Children.
  • Insulin Metabolism in Diabetes.
  • Study of Prediabetic State.
  • Cardiovascular risk factors in Indians.
  • Coronary artery disease in Indians.
  • Genetic studies in Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes.
  • Familial aggregation in Diabetes.
  • Economic of Diabetes Health Care.

DR. SHOBHANA RAMACHANDRAN

Vice President

India Diabetes Research Fondation

Joint Managing Director

Dr.A.Ramachandran’s Diabetes Hospitals

28, Marshalls Road, Egmore

Chennai - 600 008, Ph : 044 – 28582003 – 05

CURRICULUM VITAE

B.Sc. – Home Science - Queen Mary’s College, Chennai.

M.A. – Sociology - Annamalai University, Chennai.

Ph.D – Madras Medical College, Chennai.

The Tamilnadu Dr. MGR Medical University, Chennai.

Field of Specialization

Major - Medical Sociology {Socio-Medical Faculty}

Minor - Diabetes – Psycho-Social

Special Interest

Economics of Diabetes Health Care

Education of Diabetic Patients

Children with IDDM {Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus}

Teaching Experience

  • Diabetes Patient Education & Counseling - 22 years
  • Recognized Guide for Ph.D.(Department of Psychosocial Studies) - MAHER University, Chennai.

Author of

  • Books on Diabetes
  • “Know your Diabetes” 100 questions & Answers in 5 languages
  • Diet in Diabetes
  • A Hand Book on Diabetes (2 languages)

Membership Research Society

  • American Diabetes Association
  • Research Society for the study of Diabetes in India {RSSDI}
  • Diabetes Association of India

Research Fields

  • Published Research papers in International and National Journals (Enclosed)
  • Presented Papers in many medical conferences.

Contributions to Diabetes Health Care

  • Has been responsible for evolving and establishing the 1st structured Diabetes Patient Education Programme in India. This model has been implemented widely throughout the country.
  • Also responsible for starting the Department of Nutrition and Dietetics and developed Diabetes Diet System for Indian patients and is the Founder President of Indian Diabetes Educators Association.
  • Recent progress work has been on Psychosocial aspects on Diabetes in the developing countries.

Research Paper Presentation

Our study on "Fear of Hypoglycaemia among Diabetic subjects" was presented at the conference, Journal of Association of Physicians in India. This paper has been awarded as the "Best Poster Award" during the Diamond APICON held at Mumbai, January 2005.

Our Research Publications

Shobhana R, and Viswanathan M. Challenges in patient education in India, IDF Bulletin 1985; 30:18.

Shobhana R, Indira P, Ramachandran A, Mohan V, Premila L, Viswanathan M. Effectiveness of patient education in a multilingual, multi-literate population. J Med. Ass. Thaliland. 1987; 70:219 - 222.

Shobhana R, Premila L, Shyamala P, Mohan V, Ramachandran A, Viswanathan M. Assessment of background knowledge of diabetes mellitus in diabetic patients. Jour. Diab. Assoc. India. 1987; 29: 70 - 73.

Shobhana R, Rama Rao P. The IDDM patients and their families. Diabetes today, 5 July - September.

Shobhana R, Snehalatha C, Sheela P, Vijay V, Ramachandran A. Constant motivation and education help to achieve dietary adherence in Type 2 diabetes.

Shobhana R, Rama Rao P, Vijay V, Snehalatha C, Ramachandran A. Diabetes Education session for young IDDM probands and their family members in a developing country. An evaluation. Pract. Diabetes Int. 1997; 14: 123 - 125.

Shobhana R. The exisiting model and future directions in diabetes patient-education. Int. J. Diab. Countries (1997), Vol. 17.

Shobhana R, Rama Rao P, Sheela P. Psychosocial aspects of dietary non-adherence in diabetes. Int. J. Diab. Dev. Countries (1998) Vol. 18.

Shobhana R, Snehalatha C, Latha E, Vijay V, Ramachandran A. Dietary profile of urban south Indians and its relation with glycaemic status. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice. 42 (1998) 181 - 186.

Vijay Viswanathan, Shobhana R, Snehalatha C, Seena R, Ramachandran A. Need for Education on Footcare in diabetic patients in India. Journal of Association of Physicians of India (JAPI) 47: No 11; 1083 - 1085, 1999.

Shobhana R, Begum R, Snehalatha C, Vijay V, Ramachandran A. Patient''s adherence to diabetes treatment. JAPI 1999, Vol. 47, No.12.

Shobhana R, Rama Rao P, Lavanya A, Vijay V, Ramachandran A. Expenditure on health care incurred by diabetic subjects in a developing country - a study from southern India. Diabetic Research and Clinical Practice. 48: 37 -42, 2000.

Shobhana R, Rama Rao P, Lavanya A, Vijay V, Ramachandran A. Cost burden to diabetic patients with foot complications - A study from Southern India. Journal of Association of Physicians of India (JAPI) 48: 1147 - 1150, 2000.

Shobana R, Rama Rao P, Lavanya A, Williams R, Padma C, Vijay V, Ramachandran A: Costs incurred by families having Type 1 diabetes in a developing country - a study from Southern India. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice 2002; 55: 45 - 48

Shobana R, Rama Rao P, Lavanya A, Padma C, Vijay V, Ramachandran A: Quality of Life and Diabetes Integration among subjects with Type 2 diabetes. JAPI 2003; 51: 363 - 365.

Shobana R, Christina Augustine, Ramachandran A, Vijay V. Improving psychosocial care: The Indian experience. Diabetes Voice 2005; Vol. 50: 19 - 21.

Ramachandran A, Shobhana R, Snehalatha C, Christina A, Murugesan N, Vijay V, Anil Kapur, Rhys Williams. Increasing Expenditure On Health Care Incurred By Diabetic Subjects In A Developing Country - Study From India. Diabetes Care 30 : 252 - 256, 2007.

Dr. (Mrs.) C. Snehalatha M.Sc., D.Phil., Ph.D.

Research - Director

India Diabetes Research Fondation

HOD – Bio Chemistry

Dr.A.Ramachandran’s Diabetes Hospitals

28, Marshalls Road, Egmore

Chennai - 600 008, India

Email : snehalatha@vsnl.com

Academic TitleM.Sc.,D.Phil., Ph.D (Biochemistry)
Present PositionHead of the Department of Biochemistry
Research - Director
Academic QualificationsM.Sc - 1966 (Biochemistry
Medical Faculty)
Madras Medical College, Madras
D.Phil - 1970, Calcutta University.
D.Sc. - 1989, Madras University.
Guide :- Ph.D Students
Previous positionsPool Officer, CSIR (1970-75)
Institute of Neurology,
MMC, Madras

Head, Dept. of Biochemistry
Diabetes Research Centre &
M.V. Hospital for Diabetes
WHO Collaborating Centre for Research, Education and Training in Diabetes, (Nov, 1975 – April 2007)
No: 4, Main Road, Royapuram
Chennai – 600 013.
Job related trainingTraining in Diabetes conducted by
the All India Institute of Diabetes - 1975.

Training in Advanced Laboratory Methodology and Quality Control in Institute of Diabetes & WHO Collaborating Centre,Vukvorhwak,Zagreb, Yugoslavia 1983.

In Royal Victorial Infimary, New Castle upon Tyne, UK - 1983
Research InterestsBiochemical aspects of diabetes
Insulin metabolism
Pre-diabetes
Adipokines and diabetes
Cardiovascular risk factors
Other Activities Pertaining to Professional Qualification :Teaching Experience -25 years
Teaching Experience in Post
Graduate level -25 years
More than 200 Publications
More than 30 Presentations
Authored chapters in 10 text books

Has been involved in the conduct of more than 10 clinical trials. At present coordinator for 3 trials.

Dr. Vinitha Ramachandran.

Director and Periodontal Consultant

Dr.A.Ramachandran’s Diabetes Hospitals,

India Diabetes Research Foundation,

No.28 Marshalls Road,

Egmore, Chennai – 600008.

CURRICULUM VITAE

Qualifications :-

  • Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS), The Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai, India – April 1999.
  • Master of Dental Surgery – Periodontal Surgery and Oral Implantology (M.D.S),Sri Ramachandra Dental College and University, Chennai, India – November 2007.
  • Ph.D in Diabetology – Ongoing – The TamilNadu Dr.M.G.R Medical University, Chennai, India – January 2014 – till date.

Clinical Experience

  • Worked as consultant Dental Surgeon from August 2000 – February 2001.
  • As Periodontal Consultant and Head of the Dental Department at M.V. Hospital for Diabetes and Diabetes Research Centre, Chennai, India from November 2003 – March 2007.
  • Senior Lecturer in the Department of Periodontics at Sathyabama University and Dental College from February 2011 --- March 2013.
  • As Periodontal Consultant and Head of the Department at Dr. A. Ramachandran’ s Diabetes Hospitals from March 2007 --- till date.

Papers Published

  • Vinitha R, Khalid G, Vasanth Kumar, Vijay V, Snehaltha A, Godsland Ramachandran A. Periodontal Diseaes in asian-Indian diabetics – A study from southern India. Int J Diab Dev Countries 2001; 21: 129-131.
  • Ramachandran A, Snehalatha C, Vinitha R, Thayyil M, Kumar CK, Sheeba L, Joseph S, Vijay V. Prevalence of overweight in urban Indian adolescent school children. Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2002 Sep;57:185-90. PMID: 12126768.
  • Vinitha R, Ram J, Snehalatha C, Nanditha A, Samith A Shetty, Arun R, Godsland IF, Johnston DG, Ramachandran A Adiponectin, Leptin, Interleukin-6 and HbA1c in the Prediction of Incident Type 2 Diabetes: A Nested Case-Control Study in Asian Indian Men with Impaired Glucose Tolerance,Diabetes Res Clin Pract. 2015; 109: 340-346.
  • Nanditha A, Snehalatha C, Raghavan A, Vinitha R, Satheesh K, Priscilla S, Mary S, Selvam S,Ram J, Naveen Kumar AP, Godsland IF, Oliver N, Johnston DG, Ramachandran A. The Post-Trial Analysis of the Indian SMS Diabetes Prevention Study Shows Persistent Beneficial Effects of Lifestyle Intervention. (Submitted for Publication).
  • Arun R, Nanditha A, Snehalatha C, Vinitha R, Priscilla S, Mary S Selvam S, Satheesh K, Ram J,Naveen Kumar AP, Godsland IF, Oliver N,Johnston DJ, Ramachandran A Higher Incidence of Type 2 Diabetes among Asian Indian Men with Persistent Impaired Glucose Tolerance when Compared with Transient Impaired Glucose Tolerance (Submitted for Publication).

Poster Presentation:

  • Best Poster Award on Insulin like growth factor (IGF – 1, IGF – 2) in Diabetic patients with and without Chronic Periodontits (received from Professor Van Dyke) at the Indian Society of Periodontology (ISP) Conference in Mumbai – 2005.
  • Best Poster Award for the prevalence of Type 2 Diabetes in Indians from South India and looking at the association with age, sex, habits, Glycosylated Haemoglobin, Waist hip ratio, and BMI at Research Society for the Study of Diabetes in India (RSSDI) Conference in 2012 at Chennai.
  • Poster presented on Diabetes Training for paramedical personnel in India – National capacity building for management of diabetes for IDF - 2017.

Teaching Experience:

  • Lectures taken on the Dental complications in Diabetes and importance of Periodontitis for Medical Doctors, Nurses and Educators for the India Diabetes Research Foundation (IDRF) – World Diabetes Federation (WDF) Project from 2007 – 2012.
  • As a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Periodontics at Sathyabama University and Dental College from February 2011 --- March 2013.

Training Experience

  • As an elective student at the Dental Institute of St. Bartholamews Hospital, The Royal London Hospital,UK (June 1998) in all the dental departments.
  • Attended a workshop on Research Methodology in Epidemiology conducted by the Tamilnadu Dr.M.G.R.Medical University,Chennai.
  • Passed the National Board of Dental Examination in USA in 2002 with 81%.
  • As a Judge at a PG Convention at Sri Ramachandra Dental College and University for around 40 post graduate paper presentations in June 2011.
  • Attended dental camps at 6 schools in Chennai which was organized by Sathyabama University and Dental college.
  • Attended National & International Conferences like ADA (American Diabetes Association), IDF (International Diabetes Federation), EASD (European Association for the study of Diabetes) and ISP, ADA (Dental Conference).

Ongoing Research projects:

  • Prevalence of periodontitis in subjects with Pre-Diabetes in India.
  • Prevalence of periodontitis and other Microvascular Complications in Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus patients in India.
  • Prevalence of edentulous patients in Type 2 Diabetes.
  • Improvement of Glycosylated Haemoglobin in Type 2 Diabetic patients after Periodontal therapy.
  • Study of association of salivary adipokines with Prediabetes and Type 2 diabetes mellitus – Ph.D project.
  • As a principle investigator in the SMS Study – A pilot study on the effectiveness of using automated mobile phone text messaging in improving glycaemic control among newly detected Type 2 diabetes patients.

Dr. Arun Raghavan, M.B.B.S., M.D. Gen. Medicine.

Consultant Diabetologist

No. 15, Subramaniam St Abiramapuram,

Chennai – 600 018.

Email : nandithar@ardiabetes.org

CURRICULUM VITAE

Qualifications

  • M.B.B.S. – Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute, Porur, Chennai.
  • M.D. Gen. Medicine – Sree Balaji Medical College & Research Institute, Chennai.

Training

  • Research - Yale University, USA-2001.
  • Critical Care, Madras Medical College, & Govt.General Hospitals , Chennai – 2007.
  • Completed Basic Life Support Programme at Madras Medical College, Chennai – 2007.
  • Diabetology, Christian Medical College, Vellore – 2010.
  • Clinical Epidemiology, The Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Chennai - 2014.

Clinical Experience

  • Surgical & Medical ICU, Apollo Speciality Hospitals, Nandanam, Chennai – 2011.
  • Multidisciplinary Critical Care Unit, Apollo Hospitals Ltd, Greams Road, Chennai – 2011 to 2012.
  • High Dependency Unit, Apollo First Med Hospital Kilpauk, Chennai – 2012 to 2013.

Paper Presentation

  • Prevalance of CAD in Ischaemic Stroke Patients, IJCP – 2009.
  • Prevalance of CAD in newly detected Type 2 Diabetic Patients. IMSA (International Medical Science Academy), London, UK 2010.

Poster Presentation

  • Presented at International Diabetes Federation, 2011, Prevalance of Diastolic Dysfunction in chronic Type 2 Diabetic Patients using BNB.

Case Reports IJCP

  • An Interesting case of Pheochromocytoma.

Academic Activity

  • Organizing Member of INCOM 2010. (International Conference on Internal Medicine, Critical care and Information Technology).
  • Member of Research Society for the Study of Diabetes in India (RSSDI).
  • Member of The Association of Physicians of India (API).

Brief Profile

  • Dr. Arun Raghavan, is a Director, Consultant Diabetologist and Intensivist of Dr. A. Ramachandran's Diabetes Hospitals.
  • He did his under graduation in Sri. Ramachandra Medical College (SRMC), M.D. General Medicine at Sree Balaji Medical College (SBMCH).
  • He underwent Training for Research at the prestigious Yale University, USA, Training for Diabetes at Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore and Diploma in diabetes from Cardiff University, UK.
  • He underwent Critical Care training at Madras Medical College (MMC) and at Apollo Hospitals, Chennai. Obtained Fellowship in Intensive care.
  • He did clinical epidemiology from the Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University and training for Healthcare management at Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad.
  • Conferred Fellowship by International Medical Science academy (FIMSA).
  • Dr. Arun is a member of several Diabetes & Medical Societies and has been an Organising Member of many International Conferences, and has several International publications and presentations to his credit and is a co-investigator in many drug trials, is also on the advisory board of various committee.

Dr. Nanditha Arun

Consultant Diabetologist

No. 15, Subramaniam St

Abiramapuram,

Chennai – 600 018.

Email: nandithar@ardiabetes.org

Ph: +91 98410 02813

Educational Qualifications

  • MD Gen. Medicine – Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute, Porur, Chennai in April 2008
  • M.B.B.S – Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute, Porur, Chennai in January 2005
  • Certificate on Basic Life Support and Advanced Cardiac Care Life Support (2008) Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute, Porur, Chennai.

Awards

  • Gold Medal in Social & Preventive Medicine
  • Best paper presentation Award in Inter College Scientific Competition - 2006

Training / Fellowship Attended

  • Cambridge Diabetes Seminar – 2008, Cambridge, UK
  • Christian Medical College (CMC), Vellore on Training Workshop on Diabetes & its complications

Social Activities

  • Presented papers on Indian Diabetes Prevention Programmes in INCOM 2010 (International Conference on Internal Medicine, Critical Care & Health Technology) on October 2010.
  • Presented papers on SWINE Flu in Sathya Sai Medical College during a August 2009
  • Presented papers on Indian Diabetes Prevention Programmes in Andhra Pradesh Diabetes Federation (APDF) during November 2010
  • Organized Global Diabetes WALK 2010 on World Diabetes Day, India Diabetes Research Foundation
  • Organized National and Sate level Diabetic awareness Camps (2008 – 2010) India Diabetes Research Foundation

Academic Achievements

Papers Co-Authored

  • Snehalatha C, Ramachandran A, Satyavani K, Sivasankari S, Nanditha R, Vijay V, Hitman GA. Evaluation of the beta cell response by C-peptide measurement in parents of children with type I diabetes. JAPI, 51 : 927- 928, 2003.
  • Snehalatha C, Mary S, Selvam S, Sathish Kumar CK, Shetty SB, Nanditha A, Ramachandran A. Changes in insulin secretion and insulin sensitivity in relation to the glycemic outcomes in subjects with impaired glucose tolerance in the Indian Diabetes Prevention Programme-1 (IDPP-1).Diabetes Care. 2009 Oct;32(10):1796-801.
  • Snehalatha C, Mary S, Selvam S, Sathish Kumar CK, Shetty SB, Nanditha A, Ramachandran A. Changes in insulin secretion and insulin sensitivity in relation to the glycemic outcomes in subjects with impaired glucose tolerance in the Indian Diabetes Prevention Programme-1 (IDPP-1).Diabetes Care. 2009 Oct;32(10):1796-801. (IDPP-1)
  • Ramachandran A, Samit Shetty A, Nanditha A, Snehalatha C. Efficacy of Primary prevention interventions when fasting and postglucsoe dysglycemia Coexist. Diabetes Care 2010 Oct;33(10):2010 (IDPP1& IDPP2)