Metabolic Syndrome Among Asian Indians in the United States.

  title={Metabolic Syndrome Among Asian Indians in the United States.},
  author={Sanghamitra S Savadatti and Erin Bell and Margaret A. Gates and Akiko Sugimoto Hosler and Recai M. Yucel and Ranjita Misra},
  journal={Journal of public health management and practice : JPHMP},
INTRODUCTION Metabolic syndrome (MetS), a clustering of cardiometabolic risk factors of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, disproportionately affects Asian Indians (AIs). We examined prevalence of MetS using 3 ethnicity-specific MetS criteria among immigrant AIs in the United States. We also examined associations between MetS and health promotion… CONTINUE READING