LoweKrentz_111407

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Cardiovascular disease, studies at the cellular and molecular level Linda Lowe Krentz Bioscience in the 21 st Century November 14
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Risk Factors High blood pressure (above 120/80 mm Hg) Serum cholesterol [aim for below 100 mg/dL LDL cholesterol and above 50 mg/dL HDL, or aim for total cholesterol below 180 mg/dL] Body Mass index (BMI) [between 18.5 and 24.9] Smoking Drinking Diabetes
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Compare to Metabolic Syndrome Abdominal obesity High blood pressure High fasting blood glucose High triglycerides Low HDL
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Statistics Compiled and presented in the Journal Circulation – published by the American Heart Association
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Copyright ©2007 American Heart Association Rosamond, W. et al. Circulation 2007;115:e69-e171 Chart 2-1 Trends in the age-adjusted prevalence of health conditions US adults ages 20 to 74
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Copyright ©2007 American Heart Association Rosamond, W. et al. Circulation 2007;115:e69-e171 Chart 2-2. Prevalence of CVDs in adults age 20 and older by age and sex.
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