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Published: 12 February 2019

384 Pages


ISBN: 9780198833246

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Epidemic of Cardiovascular Disease and Diabetes

Explaining the Phenomenon in South Asians Worldwide

Raj S. Bhopal

  • A comprehensive review of current literature in the field, this book is a unique knowledge base for medical professionals, reserachers and students
  • The synthesis presented is based on a combination of an extensive review of published research, and interviews with 22 leading researchers and scholars across the globe
  • Combining theory, research, and public health practice on all aspects of cardiovascular diseases and type II diabetes, this is a review of animal- and tissue research, as well as human intervention trials
  • A thorough investigation into the reasons behind why such a large proportion of South Asians suffers from cardiovascular diseases and diabetes mellitus (type 2)
  • This work addresses the challenge to produce focused, low cost and effective actions, and presents clear explanations of the causes behind CVD and DM2

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