Contributions of Increasing Obesity and Diabetes to Slowing Decline in Subclinical Coronary Artery Disease

@inproceedings{Smith2015ContributionsOI,
  title={Contributions of Increasing Obesity and Diabetes to Slowing Decline in Subclinical Coronary Artery Disease},
  author={Carin Y Smith and Kent R. Bailey and Jane A. Emerson and Peter N. Nemetz and Veronique Lee Roger and Pasquale J. Palumbo and William D. Edwards and Cynthia L. Leibson},
  booktitle={Journal of the American Heart Association},
  year={2015}
}
BACKGROUND Our previous study of nonelderly adult decedents with nonnatural (accident, suicide, or homicide) cause of death (96% autopsy rate) between 1981 and 2004 revealed that the decline in subclinical coronary artery disease (CAD) ended in the mid-1990s. The present study investigated the contributions of trends in obesity and diabetes mellitus to patterns of subclinical CAD and explored whether the end of the decline in CAD persisted. METHODS AND RESULTS We reviewed provider-linked… CONTINUE READING
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