Arabian Peninsula men tend to insulin resistance and cardiovascular risk seen in South Asians.

@article{Pugh1998ArabianPM,
  title={Arabian Peninsula men tend to insulin resistance and cardiovascular risk seen in South Asians.},
  author={R Nicholas Pugh and Mir Mahmud Hossain and Mariam Malik and I T el Mugamer and Marney A. White},
  journal={Tropical medicine & international health : TM & IH},
  year={1998},
  volume={3 2},
  pages={89-94}
}
OBJECTIVE To test the hypothesis that peninsular Arabs and South Asians share a tendency to insulin resistance, differing from other ethnic groups living in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). METHODS A representative sample of 358 apparently healthy men aged 35-49 years drawn from a multiethnic office-based workforce in the UAE was tested. The sample included a reference group of expatriate South Asians, in whom insulin resistance has already been described as the cause of high coronary heart… CONTINUE READING

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