Aayush Visaria, Fatima Baig, Aneesha Pydi, and Akanksha Srivastava recently reviewed the following study published in the Journal of Diabetes and its Complications: “Nativity and prevalence of cardiometabolic diseases among U.S. Asian immigrants

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We read with great interest the article titled, “Nativity and prevalence of cardiometabolic diseases among U.S. Asian immigrants” by Lee et al. that found odds of Type II diabetes and prediabetes to be higher in foreign-born Asian immigrants who lived ≥15 years in the US compared to US-born Whites. While the authors duly addressed the wide heterogeneity among Asian subgroups, we further this discussion by providing key insights into modifiable risk factors across subgroups and potential limitations associated with age-related confounding.Continue reading the review here.

Original Article: Lee, J. R., Maruthur, N. M., & Yeh, H. C. (Accepted/In press). Nativity and prevalence of cardiometabolic diseases among U.S. Asian immigrants. Journal of Diabetes and its Complications34(12), [107679]. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jdiacomp.2020.107679

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