SKN South Asian Diabetes Center at Saint Peter’s University Hospital
South Asians are the largest and fastest growing ethnic diaspora in the New York-New Jersey metropolitan area. Given the genetics, lifestyle, and immigration-specific trends of South Asians, chronic diseases like diabetes and heart disease have become epidemics in this community. According to the latest Centers for Disease Control (CDC), as many as 1 in 4 South Asians has diabetes. Half of those people do not know that they have it.
Know the Numbers
These are the normal reference ranges for South Asians:
If you are South Asian, check your BMI here:
|Blood pressure||90/60-120/80 mm Hg|
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