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Rising diabetes, obesity rates may put ethnic groups' heart health at risk

Heart disease and stroke risks showed "striking differences" for South Asian men, black men and women and Chinese men over a 12-year period, a new Canadian study suggests.

Obesity rates rose among all of the ethnic groups, with the largest relative increase among Chinese men, Maria Chiu, a scientist at the Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences in Toronto and her team reported in Monday's issue of the journal BMJ Open.

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