Diabetes among non-obese Filipino Americans: Findings from a large population-based study

@article{FullerThomson2017DiabetesAN,
  title={Diabetes among non-obese Filipino Americans: Findings from a large population-based study},
  author={Esme Fuller-Thomson and Adity Roy and Keith Tsz-Kit Chan and Karen M. Kobayashi},
  journal={Canadian Journal of Public Health},
  year={2017},
  volume={108},
  pages={e36-e42}
}
  • Esme Fuller-Thomson, Adity Roy, +1 author Karen M. Kobayashi
  • Published in
    Canadian journal of public health = Revue…
    2017
  • DOI:10.17269/CJPH.108.5761
OBJECTIVES: Filipino Americans form the second-largest Asian American and Pacific Islanders subgroup. Growing evidence suggests that Filipino Americans have higher rates of diabetes than non-Hispanic whites. The key objectives of this study are 1) to determine the prevalence of diabetes in non-obese Filipino Americans compared to non-obese non-Hispanic whites, and 2) to identify risk factors for diabetes in non-obese Filipino men and women.METHODS: Secondary analysis of population-based data… CONTINUE READING
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