Suraj George Pazhoor

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South Asians have high rates of diabetes and the highest rates of premature coronary artery disease in the world, both occurring about 10 years earlier than in other populations. The metabolic syndrome (MS), which appears to be the antecedent or "common soil" for both of these conditions, is also common among South Asians. Because South Asians develop(More)
South Asians around the globe have the highest rates of coronary artery disease (CAD). These rates are 50% to 300% higher than other populations, with a higher risk at younger ages. These high rates of CAD are accompanied by low or similar rates of major traditional risk factors. The prevalence of diabetes is three to six times higher among South Asians(More)
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