Diabetes and cardiovascular disease among asian indians in the united states

@article{Mohanty2005DiabetesAC,
  title={Diabetes and cardiovascular disease among asian indians in the united states},
  author={Mph Dr. Sarita A. Mohanty and Mph Steffie Woolhandler and DavidU. Himmelstein and David H. Bor},
  journal={Journal of General Internal Medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={20},
  pages={474-478}
}
CONTEXT: Studies, mostly from outside the United States, have found high prevalence of diabetes, coronary heart disease (CHD), and hypertension among Asian Indians, despite low rates of associated risk factors. OBJECTIVE: To analyze the prevalence of obesity, diabetes, CHD, hypertension, and other associated risk factors among Asian Indians in the United States compared to non-Hispanic whites. DESIGN, SETTING, AND SUBJECTS: Cross-sectional study using data from the National Health Interview… CONTINUE READING
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