Younger age of escalation of cardiovascular risk factors in Asian Indian subjects

@article{Gupta2009YoungerAO,
  title={Younger age of escalation of cardiovascular risk factors in Asian Indian subjects},
  author={Rajeev Gupta and Anoop Misra and Naval Kishore Vikram and Dimple Kondal and Shaon Sen Gupta and Aachu Agrawal and R Pandey},
  journal={BMC Cardiovascular Disorders},
  year={2009},
  volume={9},
  pages={28 - 28}
}
BACKGROUND Cardiovascular risk factors start early, track through the young age and manifest in middle age in most societies. We conducted epidemiological studies to determine prevalence and age-specific trends in cardiovascular risk factors among adolescent and young urban Asian Indians. METHODS Population based epidemiological studies to identify cardiovascular risk factors were performed in North India in 1999-2002. We evaluated major risk factors-smoking or tobacco use, obesity, truncal… CONTINUE READING
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