Understanding the determinants of adiposity among the newborns of South Asian origin in Canada and India
To understand why South Asian people (originating from India, Pakistan, Sr Lanka and Bangladesh) have an increased risk for developing diabetes and heart disease. In this study we will be studying the genetic (related to heredity) and environmental (related to the place one lives in) risk factors of obesity, diabetes and heart disease among South Asian people.
Not applicable; Observational study
Canadian Cardiovascular Research Network, Trillium Health Partners, Peel Public Health