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How long does it take for the development of cardio vascular disease?
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Dr. Michio Abe
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In brief: An interesting study
Some of the risk factors for cardiovascular disease include hyperlipidemia, diabetes, high blood pressure, smoking, older age and family history.
According to a study with a serial intravascular ultrasound on pigs after inducing diabetes and hyperlipidemia, plaque started to develop at week 11, and progressively evolved to high-risk plaques at week 36. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20439786.

In brief: An interesting study
Some of the risk factors for cardiovascular disease include hyperlipidemia, diabetes, high blood pressure, smoking, older age and family history.
According to a study with a serial intravascular ultrasound on pigs after inducing diabetes and hyperlipidemia, plaque started to develop at week 11, and progressively evolved to high-risk plaques at week 36. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20439786.
Dr. Michio Abe
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Dr. Michio Abe
Internal Medicine
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In brief: It is progressive...
They are caused by blockages in the arteries by atherosclerosis, which is a build-up of fats called plaques inside the walls of the arteries. It is a progressive disease with many recognized risk factors that generally begins in childhood and manifests in mid-late adulthood.

In brief: It is progressive...
They are caused by blockages in the arteries by atherosclerosis, which is a build-up of fats called plaques inside the walls of the arteries. It is a progressive disease with many recognized risk factors that generally begins in childhood and manifests in mid-late adulthood.
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