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What are some of the risk factors associated with coronary artery disease?

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Dr. Francis Uricchio
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: 5 major

There are 5 major risk factors for coronary artery disease.
They include diabetes, hypertension, elevated cholesterol, cigarettes, and family history of coronary artery disease.

In brief: 5 major

There are 5 major risk factors for coronary artery disease.
They include diabetes, hypertension, elevated cholesterol, cigarettes, and family history of coronary artery disease.
Dr. Francis Uricchio
Dr. Francis Uricchio
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Dr. Robert Binford
Surgery - Thoracic

In brief: There are several

There are several risk factors for cad.
These include family history (father, mother, siblings, grandparents). History of smoking. History of diabetes. High blood pressure, eleveated cholesterol, poor diet, lack of exercise, and obesity. These are some of the more common ones. Genetics and smoking are probably the most important.

In brief: There are several

There are several risk factors for cad.
These include family history (father, mother, siblings, grandparents). History of smoking. History of diabetes. High blood pressure, eleveated cholesterol, poor diet, lack of exercise, and obesity. These are some of the more common ones. Genetics and smoking are probably the most important.
Dr. Robert Binford
Dr. Robert Binford
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