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Diabetes Risk Higher Among Indians in India Than US

Asian Indians who live in the U.S. have a 20% higher prevalence of having prediabetes than those residing in India, but Indian residents have a 50% higher prevalence of type 2 diabetes compared with those in the U.S. The cross-sectional analyses, involved Asian Indians enrolled in the Centre for Cardiometabolic Risk Reduction in South-Asia study in India and the Mediators of Atherosclerosis in South Asians Living in America study in the U.S. — Diabetes Care. Published online April 15, 2015. Abstract