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 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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