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Congressional Representative Pramila Jayapal bill on South Asian Heart Disease Advances to Full House Vote
US Congressional Representative Pramila Jayapal’s bill H.R. 3131 on South Asian Heart Health has advanced to the point where it can be voted on by the full house. The bipartisan bill, co-introduced with Republican Joe Wilson in 2019, would fund … Continue reading
Posted in Health, Politics Tagged heart disease, Pramila Jayapal, seattle, South Asians 2 Comments
Asian American Medical Hazard: South Asian Heart Disease
Silicon Valley resident Mahendra Agrawal exercised regularly, maintained a health weight, and followed a vegetarian diet. When he went to the hospital with shortness of breath, doctors found that the 63 year old had obstructed coronary arteries. His reaction: “I’m … Continue reading
Asian American Medical Hazard: Working in Silicon Valley
While mobile health units are used in impoverished places like the slums of Mumbai to deliver health care to Asians there, they are also used to deliver health care to Asians in not so impoverished places – the companies of … Continue reading
Posted in Business, Health Tagged Diabetes, heart disease, Silicon Valley Leave a comment
Asian Waistlines and Heart Disease
While waist size is an indicator for potential hypertension (high blood pressure) and heart disease, the standards for Asians is stricter stricter than for non-Asians. This is similar to the situation with Asians and Body Mass Index (BMI), where standards … Continue reading
Posted in Health, Lifestyles Tagged BMI, heart disease, hypertension, Waist size 10 Comments