Specific BMI limits by ethnicity optimize diabetes screening.

18. May 2022
Posted in Scoring
18. May 2022 Rüdiger Beck

Massachusetts (USA) – Adjusted BMI thresholds by ethnicity have the potential to identify at-risk patients earlier and optimize health equity.

People with elevated body fat have a statistically increased risk of developing diabetes mellitus Tye-2. Although body mass index (BMI) is not an accurate indicator of body fat, its ease of determination makes it suitable for screening studies.

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