Asian-Americans need to be particularly careful

Asian Americans have greater prevalence (2-3 times as great) of metabolic syndrome despite lower body mass index.

I have certainly seen this as a physician.  We also know that diabetes is now an exploding epidemic in Asia as people there adopt Western diets.

 

Dr John Ellis MD

Board-certified anesthesiologist, with expertise in cardiovascular anesthesia and the implications of obesity and sleep apnea in anesthesia. See vascularanesthesia.com for professional information. Dr. Ellis has used the strategies in here to: (1) lose 120 lbs over 18 months, (2) stop all antihypertensive medicines, and (3) no longer need CPAP treatment for sleep apnea.

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