Advertisement

 

 

Hyperlipidemia Increases CHD Risk

Advertisement
Share on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterShare on LinkedIn

Duke researchers have found that cumulative exposure to hyperlipidemia in young adulthood appears to increase the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD). The following rates of CHD were observed among participants at age 55:

♦  No exposure: 4.4%
♦  1 to 10 years: 8.1%
♦  11 to 20 years: 16.5%

Source: Circulation, February 3, 2015.

Submit a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

9 − five =

[ HIDE/SHOW ]