Study finds higher diabetes, heart disease risks among South Asians

07/31/2011 | U.S. News & World Report

South Asians were more likely than whites to store visceral fats around the internal organs, which increases the risks of diabetes and heart problems, a Canadian study found. The findings in PLoS ONE shed light on why weight-related disorders still occur among South Asians who usually have lower body mass than other ethnicities, experts said.

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