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Stats Most important modifiable risk factor for Coronary Heart Disease

what is the most important modified risk factor for CAD:

DM
HTN
Smoking
Central obesity
Physical inactivity

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the modifiable risk factor with the greatest most immediate effect on mortality is smoking.

Diabetes is the single strongest risk factor for CAD.

HTN is the most common risk factor for CAD.
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FROM MEDSCAPE ONLINE :
High blood cholesterol levels (specifically, low-density lipoprotein cholesterol [LDL-C])
High blood pressure
Cigarette smoking: Cessation of cigarette smoking constitutes the single most important preventive measure for CAD
Diabetes mellitus
Obesity
Lack of physical activity
Metabolic syndrome
Mental stress and depression
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