Unformatted text preview: 59 Risk Factors for CVD Risk Factors That Can Be Changed Major: Contributing: . Tobacco use . High triglyceride levels . Unhealthy cholesterol . Psychological and
levels social factors 0 High blood pressure
0 Physical inactivity 0 Obesity 0 Diabetes Major Risk Factors That Can't Be Changed 0 Heredity 0 Being Male . Aging 0 Ethnicity Possible Risk Factors Being Studied . Homocysteine 0 Infectious agents 0 Lipoprotein 0 Inflammation and C-reactive
protein . LDL particle size 0 Fibrinogen . Metabolic syndrome (syndrome X), characterized by a clus-
ter of risk factors (abdominal obesity, high blood pressure,
high triglycerides, low HDL, insulin resistance) FaheyﬂnseIIRo‘th, Fitand Weir, Fifth Edition. Copyright IE: 2003 The McGrmv-Hill Companies. All rights reserved. ...
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