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2015 Diabetes Summit: Asian Community Implications

Medical Team Nurse Talking with Senior Patient

Tuesday, December 8, 2015, 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. MT.

Attend this summit to hear from health experts on type 2 diabetes prevalence among Asian Americans in comparison to other racial and ethnic groups in the U.S., and join in discussions on strategies to address it.

Download the event flyer.

• Ho Luong Tran, MD, President and CEO, National Council of Asian Pacific Islander Physicians
• Maria Rosario (Happy) Araneta, PhD, Professor of Epidemiology, Department of Family Medicine and Public Health, UC San Diego School of Medicine

Session Topics
• Elevated Rates of Diabetes in Asian Subgroups
• Diabetes in South Asians: Findings from the MASALA Study
• Using BMI to Screen Asian Americans for Type 2 Diabetes Risk