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Cardiovascular Risk Assessment at Regular Intervals

Cardiovascular risk assessment at regular intervals makes a difference

Bhavin Jankharia
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Cardiovascular Risk Assessment at Regular Intervals
Cardiovascular risk assessment at regular intervals makes a difference

A few months ago, on January 31st, 2021 to be precise, I wrote a piece about measuring our own cardiovascular risk ourselves. I reiterate. This is a must. No one else is going to do this for you and all we need are blood pressure measurements and blood sugar and lipid levels, which we can get from any good laboratory at negligible cost.

As I had mentioned, there are no “Indian” calculators, but QRISK3 out of the UK and the AHA/ACC risk calculators come closest to being effective in the Indian population.

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