TITLE

Risk factors for cardiovascular disease in Canadians of South Asian and European origin: A pilot

AUTHOR(S)
Anand, Sonia S.; Yusuf, Salim
PUB. DATE
August 1997
SOURCE
Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Aug97, Vol. 20 Issue 4, p204
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Tests the feasibility of recruitment strategies and a cardiovascular assessment (CV) in preparation for a national study to determine CV risk factors among Canadian of different ethnic origins. Cross-sectional study of people of South Asian and European origin; Lifestyle and metabolic differences; Prevalence of impaired glucose and elevated lipoprotein.
ACCESSION #
9709072103

 

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