A patient walks into a ward at a diabetes hospital in Beijing. The disease in China is most common among the wealthy. Photo: AFP
A patient walks into a ward at a diabetes hospital in Beijing. The disease in China is most common among the wealthy. Photo: AFP
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Diabetes in Chinese-Canadians linked to immigration policies favouring the rich and skilled, study suggests

  • Researchers on Ontario found immigrants from mainland China were at far greater risk of young-onset diabetes than those from Hong Kong or Taiwan
  • Dr Calvin Ke says economic immigration policies could have health implications for decades to come

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A patient walks into a ward at a diabetes hospital in Beijing. The disease in China is most common among the wealthy. Photo: AFP
A patient walks into a ward at a diabetes hospital in Beijing. The disease in China is most common among the wealthy. Photo: AFP
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