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C-reactive Protein (CRP): an Emerging Marker of Cardiovascular Risk

Publication date: Wednesday, 20 May 2009
Contributor(s): Mike Kirby

The major risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD) include high blood pressure, dyslipidaemia,diabetes, and smoking, all of which can be managed with lifestyle and therapeutic interventions. C-reactive protein is emerging as a useful new risk marker.

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Category: Editorial
Edition: Volume 6, Number 2, Apr-May-Jun 2009
Print edition page(s): 91-92
Contributor(s): Mike Kirby

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