Coronary Heart Disease and Related Diseases

  • Jatinder Dhawan


Cardiovascular disease is a major cause of death globally, though in most industrialised centres mortality in general, and cardiovascular mortality in particular, has shown decreasing trends since 1970. It remains the single greatest health risk for people in the United Kingdom. A disturbing fact, however, is that South Asian immigrants to the UK have shown a paradoxically increased morbidity and mortality due to coronary artery disease [CAD] in the same time frame.


Coronary Heart Disease Impaired Glucose Tolerance Ischaemic Heart Disease Indian Subcontinent High Density Lipoprotein Cholesterol Level 
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