Are we losing the battle against cardiometabolic disease? The case for a paradigm shift in primary prevention

@article{Kraushaar2009AreWL,
  title={Are we losing the battle against cardiometabolic disease? The case for a paradigm shift in primary prevention},
  author={Lutz Erwin Kraushaar and Alexander Kr{\"a}mer},
  journal={BMC Public Health},
  year={2009},
  volume={9},
  pages={64 - 64}
}
BACKGROUND Cardiovascular and diabetic disease are the leading and preventable causes of death worldwide. The currently prognosticated dramatic increase in disease burden over the next two decades, however, bespeaks a low confidence in our prevention ability. This conflicts with the almost enthusiastic reporting of study results, which demonstrate substantial risk reductions secondary to simple lifestyle changes. DISCUSSION There is a case to be made for a disregard of the difference between… CONTINUE READING

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