Gallegos Studies Hidden Risk of Type 2 Diabetes in Filipino Americans

The Daily Republic

When he was a diabetes nurse practitioner at NorthBay Medical Center in Fairfield, Julian Gallegos noticed a higher instance of type 2 diabetes among many of his Filipino patients, despite many of them appearing lean and healthy. Piqued by what he observed day-to-day in Solano County, Gallegos applied his PhD dissertation to look into the hidden risks of the disease for the Filipino population.

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