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The Heart Age Test: an evidence-based, individual risk calculator

The Heart Age Test: an evidence-based, individual risk calculator

Publication date: Thursday, 08 August 2019
Contributor(s): Dr Matt Kearney, Professor Jamie Waterall, Jenny Hargrave, Dr Catherine Lagord, Martin Moth, Professor John Deanfield

Behavioural risk factors such as poor diet, smoking and low physical activity, along with high blood pressure, high body mass index and high cholesterol are the main risk factors for cardiovascular disease (CVD). The Heart Age Test is a digital online tool designed to help make sense of an individual’s risk of CVD, the implications of that risk and the behavioural changes needed to reduce that risk.

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This has been produced in collaboration with PHE & NHS England who contributed towards the content. BHF & Stroke Association contributed towards the funding but had no role in the design or content. Final editorial control rests with the authors & editors
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Category: Editorial
Edition: Volume 15, Number 1, February 2019
Print edition page(s): S40
Contributor(s): Dr Matt Kearney, Professor Jamie Waterall, Jenny Hargrave, Dr Catherine Lagord, Martin Moth, Professor John Deanfield

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