TITLE

Declining cardiovascular mortality and increasing obesity: a paradox

AUTHOR(S)
Rosengren, Annika
PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;8/4/2009, Vol. 181 Issue 3/4, p127
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
In this article, the author presents a commentary on the issue of decreasing cardiovascular mortality as opposite on the continuous increase of obesity based on research. Being cited is a survey data which states that an estimated 1.29 million Canadians from 12 years of age and older were having heart disease in 2005. The author stresses that increases in obesity rates seem to be at odd s with rapid decreases in death rates from coronary artery disease.
ACCESSION #
43395186

 

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