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Annals of Internal MedicineDiabetes Screening by Race and Ethnicity in the United States: Equivalent Body Mass Index and Age Thresholds

Among adults aged 35 years or older with a body mass index (BMI) of 25 kg/m2, the prevalence of diabetes in Asian, Black, and Hispanic Americans was significantly higher than that in White Americans. Using screening thresholds specific to race and ethnicity has the potential to reduce disparities in diabetes diagnosis.

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