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researchers find high cardiovascular risk even in normal weight individuals

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researchers find high cardiovascular risk even in normal weight individuals

a new research study has found that approximately one-third of all individuals with a normal body mass index (bmi) had cardio-metabolic risk factors for heart disease, especially those of south asian and hispanic descent. based on these findings, the research team, from emory university, the university of california at san francisco and northwestern university, recommends cardiometabolic (heart disease or diabetes risk) screenings in members of race/ethnic minority populations, even prior to the onset of overweight or obesity.researchers studied 2,622 white americans, 1,893 african americans, 1,496 hispanic americans, 803 chinese americans, and 803 south asian americans aged 44 to 84 years t...