New ethnicity-specific BMI cutoffs are needed because people of Indian, Chinese and Arab background are at risk of type 2 diabetes at much lower BMI values than the current cutoffs for obesity in Europeans, researchers say. When compared to the current BMI cuttoff for obesity of 30 kg/m2 in white populations, the trigger for action ...
New ethnicity-specific BMI cutoffs developed for T2D risk
By Michael Woodhead
18 May 2021