Lower BMI Limit for T2D Screening for Asian Americans – Medpage Today

Hsu and colleagues made this determination based on the scientific literature, citing the distribution of adipose tissue as the explanation. Asian Americans tend to store excess weight around the waistline, where fat storage has been associated with higher risk for insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes, compared with peripheral fat stores in the legs and arms.

via Lower BMI Limit for T2D Screening for Asian Americans | Medpage Today.

I’m screwed.

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