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  • Writer's pictureSalina Shah

South Asians - Higher risk of heart disease

South Asians are 25% of the world's population, but 60% of the world's heart patients.


Since Asians have a higher rate of health risks at lower BMI levels, a new BMI chart was created specifically for Asians in the US.


Please refer to the Asian BMI calculator and chart on this site: https://aadi.joslin.org/en/am-i-at-risk/asian-bmi-calculator




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