Type 2 diabetes the weight-related disease directly linked to blood sugar levels in the body is more likely to strike at Indian people regardless of their weight . Indian people, a new study claims, have bodies that are more resistant to insulin giving rise to a greater likelihood of type 2 diabetes .
The study, which was published in the March issue of Diabetes, indicates that Mayo clinic college researchers who examined Indian people found differences in the ways the cells function.
An endocrinologist at Mayo, K Nair, reportedly commented: “The question we asked is whether any metabolic differences between Asian Indians and Americans of Northern European origin can explain the higher incidence of diabetes in Indians. Indians often acquire the disease at an earlier age and at lower body mass index than people of European origin.”

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