New Guidelines for Screening Asian Americans for Type 2 Diabetes

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The American Diabetes Association announced recently¬†that they are lowering the Body Mass Index (BMI) cut point for which they recommend screening Asian Americans for type 2 diabetes. These new guidelines derive from a position statement that will be published in the January issue of Diabetes Care, showing that many Asian Americans develop type 2 diabetes at lower BMI levels than the population at large. Continue reading –>

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