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Predicting Coronary Heart Disease (CHD)

Predicting CHD, including carotid ultrasound information

Predicting Ischemic Stroke Risk

Predicting Diabetes
Predicting Heart Failure, using clinical factors

Predicting Heart Failure, using clinical factors and NT-proBNP

Predicting Heart Failure, using NT-proBNP and demographic factors
How is obesity defined?
A. any weight that is greater than normal for the person's age
B. a waist circumference of 35 inches or greater
C. a body mass index of 30 kg/m2 or greater
D. the weight at which daily activities become difficult