A comparison between Japanese-Americans living in Hawaii and Los Angeles and native Japanese: the impact of lifestyle westernization on diabetes mellitus.

@article{Nakanishi2004ACB,
  title={A comparison between Japanese-Americans living in Hawaii and Los Angeles and native Japanese: the impact of lifestyle westernization on diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Shuhei Nakanishi and Masamichi Okubo and Masato Yoneda and Kuniaki Jitsuiki and Kiminori Yamane and Nobuoki Kohno},
  journal={Biomedicine & pharmacotherapy = Biomedecine & pharmacotherapie},
  year={2004},
  volume={58 10},
  pages={571-7}
}
We have been conducting the Hawaii-Los Angeles-Hiroshima Study since 1970, mainly to determine the effects of environmental changes on various diseases by comparing Japanese-Americans with native Japanese subjects. Japanese-Americans living in Hawaii and Los Angeles are originated mainly from Hiroshima, Japan and are genetically identical with native Japanese. Through this study, we made several clear observations about Japanese-Americans. First, Japanese-Americans were highly exposed to a… CONTINUE READING
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