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.
More information on medical condition: Cardiovascular diseases:
- Introduction: Cardiovascular diseases
- Basic Summary for Cardiovascular diseases
- Types of Cardiovascular diseases
- Risk Factors for Cardiovascular diseases
- Prevention of Cardiovascular diseases
1. excerpt from Facts About Cardiovascular Disease: CDC-OC
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