Medical Dictionary: CVD


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CVD: Another name for Cardiovascular diseases.
CVD (condition): Diseases of the heart or blood vessels including cerebrovascular diseases such as stroke.

CVD: Cardiovascular disease includes heart disease and stroke. About 57 million Americans live with some form of cardiovascular disease, which causes more than 40% of all deaths in the United States; 950,000 Americans every year. Heart disease and stroke cost the nation almost $260 billion annually. 1

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1. excerpt from Facts About Cardiovascular Disease: CDC-OC

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