Why Asian immigrants to US are at increased type 2 diabetes risk

September 18, 2014 7:15 AM

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Why Asian immigrants to US are at increased type 2 diabetes risk

Washington, Sept 18 (ANI): A new study has revealed why Asian Americans at higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes than Caucasian Americans, and prone to develop the disease at lower body weights.

According to researchers, the transition from traditional high-fiber, low-fat Asian diets to current westernized diets, and this may pose extra risks to those of Asian heritage.

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