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What influences the development of coronary heart disease?
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Dr. Charles Jost
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Many factors
Smoking, cholesterol (ldl, hdl, triglycerides), genetics, diet (for cholesterol), daily exercise/good fitness level, diabetes (know and control your blood sugar), medications - these are the main factors influencing the development of CAD other than other diseases that could have a tremendous impact on the progress of cad.

In brief: Many factors
Smoking, cholesterol (ldl, hdl, triglycerides), genetics, diet (for cholesterol), daily exercise/good fitness level, diabetes (know and control your blood sugar), medications - these are the main factors influencing the development of CAD other than other diseases that could have a tremendous impact on the progress of cad.
Dr. Charles Jost
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Dr. Bennett Werner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Risk factors
Smoking, diabetes, hypertension, high LDL cholesterol, and low HDL cholesterol, are the major ones.
Age and family history of premature chd are also important risk factors but are not modifiable.

In brief: Risk factors
Smoking, diabetes, hypertension, high LDL cholesterol, and low HDL cholesterol, are the major ones.
Age and family history of premature chd are also important risk factors but are not modifiable.
Dr. Bennett Werner
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