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Findings in 356,222 primary screenees of the Multiple Risk Factor Intervention Trial (MRFIT). Let us return to the traffic analogy for a moment. If you have high blood pressure, also called hypertension, your heart must work harder to pump blood. Elkind et al (2006) reported on a population-based study of stroke risk factors in 467 patients with first ischemic stroke. The WAVE investigators also easured RLP-C and RLP-TG levels in a subset of 397 women.

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Publisher: Oxford University Press; 1 edition (January 15, 2009)

ISBN: 0199543496

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