Preventing Chronic Disease | Determinants of Major Cardiovascular Risk Factors Among Participants of the South Carolina WISEWOMAN Program, 2009"2012 - CDC

Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death among US women, accounting for 25% of all deaths in this population. Approximately 65% of these deaths occur in asymptomatic women. Hypertension, hypercholesterolemia, and diabetes mellitus (diabetes) are major risk factors for CVD and can be treated effectively if identified at an early stage.

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  • Date Syndication Updated: Tuesday, May 24, 2016 at 01:46 AM


General: CDC hypertension obesity cardiovascular Risk Factors Preventing Chronic Disease PCD WISEWOMAN hypercholesterolemia

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