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Is the “South Asian Phenotype” Unique to South Asians? Comparing Cardiometabolic Risk Factors in the CARRS and NHANES Studies

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Shivani A. Patel ,

Centre for Control of Chronic Conditions, New Delhi, IN; Global Diabetes Research Center, Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, US
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Roopa Shivashankar,

Centre for Control of Chronic Conditions, New Delhi; Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi; Centre for Chronic Disease Control, New Delhi, IN
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Mohammed K. Ali,

Centre for Control of Chronic Conditions, New Delhi, IN; Global Diabetes Research Center, Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, US
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R.M. Anjana,

Department of Diabetology, Madras Diabetes Research Foundation, Chennai, IN
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M. Deepa,

Department of Diabetology, Madras Diabetes Research Foundation, Chennai; Department of Epidemiology, Madras Diabetes Research Foundation, Chennai, IN
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Deksha Kapoor,

Centre for Control of Chronic Conditions, New Delhi; Centre for Chronic Disease Control, New Delhi, IN
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Dimple Kondal,

Centre for Control of Chronic Conditions, New Delhi; Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi; Centre for Chronic Disease Control, New Delhi, IN
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Garima Rautela,

Centre for Control of Chronic Conditions, New Delhi; Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi, IN
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V. Mohan,

Department of Diabetology, Madras Diabetes Research Foundation, Chennai, IN
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K.M. Venkat Narayan,

Centre for Control of Chronic Conditions, New Delhi, IN; Global Diabetes Research Center, Hubert Department of Global Health, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, US
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M. Masood Kadir,

Aga Khan University, Karachi, PK
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Zafar Fatmi,

Aga Khan University, Karachi, PK
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Dorairaj Prabhakaran,

Centre for Control of Chronic Conditions, New Delhi; Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi; Centre for Chronic Disease Control, New Delhi, IN
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Nikhil Tandon,

Centre for Control of Chronic Conditions, New Delhi; Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, IN
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on behalf of the CARRS Investigators

Abstract

Highlights

  • Dysglycemia and dyslipidemia at normal weight characterize the South Asian phenotype.
  • 8% to 15% of U.S. men and 1% to 2% of U.S. women possess this phenotype.
  • Resident South Asians exhibited this phenotype 5 to 9 times more often than U.S. adults.
How to Cite: Patel SA, Shivashankar R, Ali MK, Anjana RM, Deepa M, Kapoor D, et al.. Is the “South Asian Phenotype” Unique to South Asians? Comparing Cardiometabolic Risk Factors in the CARRS and NHANES Studies. Global Heart. 2016;11(1):89–96. DOI: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.gheart.2015.12.010
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Published on 01 Mar 2016.
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