Relation of central obesity and insulin resistance with high diabetes prevalence and cardiovascular risk in South Asians.

Abstract

The hypothesis that the high mortality from coronary heart disease (CHD) in South Asians settled overseas compared with other populations is due to metabolic disturbances related to insulin resistance was tested in a population survey of 3193 men and 561 women aged 40-69 years in London, UK. The sample was assembled from industrial workforces and general… (More)

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