East Asian children are 10 to 20 times more likely to develop Kawasaki disease, with underlying genetic susceptibility identified in several populations. Additionally, several other diseases have been observed to be predominant within the East Asian Community.
Type-2 diabetes is now reaching epidemic proportions in East Asia. It is estimated that around 113.9 million individuals are diabetic in China, corresponding to roughly 12 percent of the population.
Our East Asian Community Kit is designed to assess your and your family’s genetic risk for several diseases including Alpha-thalassemia, Kawasaki disease, Van der Woude syndrome, 3/ 2-methylbutyryl-CoA dehydrogenase deficiency, Citrullinemia, SLC4A1-associated distal renal tubular acidosis along with the genetic risk for diabetes.