Recommendation ID
PH46/7
Question
Are clinicians, practitioners and weight management service providers aware that black, Asian and other minority ethnic groups are at the same risk of type 2 diabetes and mortality at a lower BMI compared to the white population. If so do they intervene at lower BMI and waist circumference thresholds?
Any explanatory notes
(if applicable)
None.

Source guidance details

Comes from guidance
BMI: preventing ill health and premature death in black, Asian and other minority ethnic groups
Number
PH46
Date issued
July 2013

Other details

Is this a recommendation for the use of a technology only in the context of research? No  
Is it a recommendation that suggests collection of data or the establishment of a register?   No  
Last Reviewed 29/07/2013