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Unveiling the causes of heart disease in China
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    Chen and Whitlock mention differences in risk for heart disease among South Asians, Chinese and others, in seeking to unveil the causes of heart disease in China, regionally and globally (1). Continuing disparities and high rates of diabetes and premature heart disease continue among the 25 million South Asians abroad and the 1.3 billion in South Asia, with initial low rates in China and the Chinese diaspora now increasing...

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