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I'm caucasian am I more susceptible to having vascular diseases?
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In brief: Mult factors
Race has a small impact compared to other factors such as smoking, fam history, and cholesterol and triglyceride levels.
Newer studies have implicated inflammation in-vessel walls as causitive. These factors are much more important than race.

In brief: Mult factors
Race has a small impact compared to other factors such as smoking, fam history, and cholesterol and triglyceride levels.
Newer studies have implicated inflammation in-vessel walls as causitive. These factors are much more important than race.
Dr. Michael Murray
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Dr. Mark Avdalovic
Internal Medicine - Pulmonary Critical Care
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Depends
Cardiovascular risk factors are dependent on family history, smoking, cholesterol, hypertension, and diabetes/obesity.
So if you have any of these risk factors then your risk is higher, the color of your skin is not as critical in determining risk compared to these risks above.

In brief: Depends
Cardiovascular risk factors are dependent on family history, smoking, cholesterol, hypertension, and diabetes/obesity.
So if you have any of these risk factors then your risk is higher, the color of your skin is not as critical in determining risk compared to these risks above.
Dr. Mark Avdalovic
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