heart disease risk factors


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heart dis·ease risk fac·tors

(hahrt di-zēź risk faktŏrz)
Conditions that increase the risk of developing heart disease, including increasing age, being male, heredity and race, tobacco smoke, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, physical inactivity, obesity and overweight, and diabetes mellitus.
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The CARE study found that heart disease risk factors similar to those in the general population (like smoking, high triglycerides, arid insulin resistance) raised the risk of increasing cIMT.
Build-ups of fat and other materials in coronary (heart) arteries were significantly more common in men with HIV than in a comparison group of men without HIV, even though all men had a low risk of heart disease indicated by traditional heart disease risk factors.
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The results of a study that compared Hispanic and non-Hispanic white women based on their knowledge of heart disease risk factors and their perceptions of their own weight.
However, it should be noted that activities such as shoveling snow in cold weather has been identified as a risk factor for heart attack, and anyone with heart disease or heart disease risk factors is advised to limit physical exertion in extreme temperatures this winter.
The internal carotid also remained significantly thicker in the HIV group after further statistical adjustment for traditional heart disease risk factors (smoking, diabetes, blood pressure, total cholesterol, and HDL cholesterol) (0.
In addition, the Company is collaborating with XLHealth Systems, formerly known as Diabetex, in an ongoing clinical trial measuring blood glucose levels as well as multiple heart disease risk factors in more than 500 people with type 2 diabetes scheduled for completion at the end of 2004.
According to research, pet ownership is probably associated with a reduction in heart disease risk factors and increased survival among patients.
But Cleveland Clinic cardiologist Leslie Cho suggests that anyone with heart disease risk factors should consider annual checks, as recommended by the American Heart Association.
Next, the research team collected data on heart disease risk factors.
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