Making Cardiovascular Risk Reduction Work in a Variety of Practice Settings

Berra, Kathy
June 2001
Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Jun2001 Supplement, Vol. 24, pS20
Academic Journal
The article discusses the process of making cardiovascular risk reduction work in a variety of practice settings. The Canadian Heart and Stroke Foundation estimates that one in four Canadians have some form of heart disease costing the Canadian economy over $18 billion per year. Stroke is the 4th leading cause of death in Canada and the leading cause of adult disability. One third of the stroke victims are under age 65. The statistics in the U.S. are remarkably similar.


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