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Risk Assessment, Risk Prediction, and Effective Management of Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Diseases

Volume 1, Jan 2012

Gundu H. R. Rao; Minnesota, USA

South Asians (Indians, Pakistanis, Bangladeshis, and Sri Lankans) have the highest incidence of coronary artery disease (CAD), compared to any other ethnic group in the world. According to World Health Organization estimates, India ranks number one in the list of countries with high incidence of type 2 diabetes (T2D). This number will double in the next two decades. Therefore, according to healthcare experts, early detection of the risk factors for CAD and T2D and effective management of these risks is a better choice than efforts to cure these complex metabolic disorders.

Volume 1, Number 1, Page: 9-10

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