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Cardiovascular risk factors

by J. D. Swales

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Published by Gower Medical Pub., Distributed in USA and Canada by Raven Press Ltd. in London, New York, New York, N.Y., USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cardiovascular system -- Diseases -- Risk factors.,
  • Cardiovascular Diseases -- complications.,
  • Cardiovascular Diseases -- etiology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementJohn D. Swales, David P. De Bono.
    ContributionsDe Bono, D. P.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC669 .S867 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination183 p. :
    Number of Pages183
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1742542M
    ISBN 101563755513
    LC Control Number92049565

    Continued. Control your blood pressure. About 60 million people in the U.S. have makes it the most common heart disease risk factor. Nearly 1 in 3 adults has systolic blood. A Risk Score for Cardiovascular Disease Click here to calculate your risk score. For patients with Stable Angina see Frequently asked questions (FAQs). This website enables physicians and the general public to readily assess a person's risk of dying within 5 years from cardiovascular disease, including both stroke and heart.

    The Atlas of Cardiovascular Risk Factors provides a succinct overview and an update of current knowledge of the major causative factors for heart disease and other forms of cardiovascular disease and strategies to reduce the risk associated with those factors. It . and the role of KD on different cardiovascular risk factors, namely obesity, NAFLD, insulin resistance and type 2 diabetes, dyslipidemia and high blood pressure. To our knowledge, this is the first review comparing the effects of KD on cardiovascular risk factors in animals and humans. 2. MethodCited by:

    The Atlas of Cardiovascular Risk Factors provides a succinct overview and an update of current knowledge of the major causative factors for heart disease. It also covers other forms of cardiovascular disease and strategies to reduce the risk associated with those factors. Some risk factors for cardiovascular disease, such as gender, age, and genetic makeup, are not controllable. The good news is the most dangerous risk factors, such as high lipids, high blood pressure, diabetes, and social factors are often controllable with lifestyle changes, medication, or a combination of the two.


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