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ADA lowers BMI cut point for screening Asian Americans for type 2 diabetes

The American Diabetes Association announced today that they are lowering the Body Mass Index (BMI) cut point for which they recommend screening Asian Americans for type 2 diabetes. These new guidelines derives from a position statement that will be published in the January issue of Diabetes Care, showing that many Asian Americans develop type 2 diabetes at lower BMI levels than the population at large.

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ADA lowers BMI cut point for screening Asian Americans for type 2 diabetes

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