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How does someone prevent coronary heart disease?

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Dr. Dipesh Pokharel
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Take charge

Control your risk factors: blood pressure goal <130/80mmhg ldl goal< 100mg/dl daily aerobic exercise > 45 minutes do not smoke stay close to normal BMI of < 25kg/m2 if you are diabetic, keep good control with A1c goal < 7%.

In brief: Take charge

Control your risk factors: blood pressure goal <130/80mmhg ldl goal< 100mg/dl daily aerobic exercise > 45 minutes do not smoke stay close to normal BMI of < 25kg/m2 if you are diabetic, keep good control with A1c goal < 7%.
Dr. Dipesh Pokharel
Dr. Dipesh Pokharel
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Dr. Craig Carter
Surgery - Thoracic

In brief: Risk factors

CAD is cholesterol and calcium building up in the walls of the arteries in the heart.
Prevention is by controlling risk factors, such as blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, exercise, cholesterol, and especially smoking.

In brief: Risk factors

CAD is cholesterol and calcium building up in the walls of the arteries in the heart.
Prevention is by controlling risk factors, such as blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, exercise, cholesterol, and especially smoking.
Dr. Craig Carter
Dr. Craig Carter
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