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How common is CAD (coronary heart disease) in young adults ?

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine
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In brief: Increasingly common.

With soaring obesity rates and more sedentary lifestyles in a society centered around the individual's pleasure, it is not surprising that the incidence of coronary artery disease, diabetes mellitus and hypertension are all increasing in young adults.
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In brief: Increasingly common.

With soaring obesity rates and more sedentary lifestyles in a society centered around the individual's pleasure, it is not surprising that the incidence of coronary artery disease, diabetes mellitus and hypertension are all increasing in young adults.
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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
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