Are Asians More Likely to Develop Diabetes?

What one doctor noticed a decade ago has been supported by an ever-increasing amount of scientific research: Asians are disproportionately likely to develop diabetes, reports the Los Angeles Times.

Ronesha Sinha, MD, a physician in Redwood City, Calif., noticed that his Asian patient population — largely Silicon Valley techies — who were not only slender and in their 30s, but also ate well and worked out regularly. He repeatedly found that either they were pre-diabetes or had diabetes.

This is not what Sinha was taught in medical school.

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