Diabetes in South Asian population the focus of new efforts

22 septiembre 2014

A graduate student of South Asian descent is using his medical training and cultural background to educate New Jersey’s South Asian communities on diet and lifestyle changes. «Since most people from South Asia are vegetarian, white rice is our go-to food, which means that carb-heavy meals with a high glycemic index are common,» he explains. «To reduce their risk, they have to change their diet as well as understand their genetic predisposition.»