Why Asian Americans Are At A Disadvantage When It Comes To Diabetes

December 23, 2014 4:22 PM

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Asian Americans officially have more reason to be extra-vigilant about their weight when it comes to diabetes risk.

As a group, Asian Americans are more at risk for developing type 2 diabetes at a lower body mass index (a weight-to-height ratio) when compared to the general population. In light of this fact, the American Diabetes Association now recommends screening Asian Americans for the disease at a BMI of 23,...

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