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Is there a large genetic component to coronary vascular (artery) disease?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Yes, but

The genetic component is not modifiable (yet) so we focus on what can alter the outcome despite the genes: avoidance of smoking, blood pressure control, lipid control, weight control and exercise.

In brief: Yes, but

The genetic component is not modifiable (yet) so we focus on what can alter the outcome despite the genes: avoidance of smoking, blood pressure control, lipid control, weight control and exercise.
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Dr. Yo-El Ju
Neurology

In brief: Yes

Family history of coronary artery disease, especially early in life, is a strong risk factor for cad.

In brief: Yes

Family history of coronary artery disease, especially early in life, is a strong risk factor for cad.
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