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Dr. YehDr. Jessica Yeh’s Diabetes Article Gets Global Press

Another article by GIM’s Assistant Professor H.C. Jessica Yeh, PhD, has come to the attention of international news organizations. Dr. Yeh was interviewed by Reuters news service about a new study on which she was the lead researcher that was published online by Diabetes Care on January 7, 2011. The article, “Trends in the Prevalence of Type 2 Diabetes in Asians Versus Whites: Results from the United States National Health Interview Survey, 1997-2008,” reported a significantly higher incidence of type-2 diabetes in Asian Americans compared to white Americans. 

The Reuters story has been picked up and reported in electronic and print publications as varied as Fox News, The Times of London, National Public Radio, and The Tehran Times.


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