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Discovering the full spectrum of cardiovascular disease: Minority Health Summit 2003: report of the Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome, and Hypertension Writing Group.

Smith, Sidney C and Clark, Luther T and Cooper, Richard S and Daniels, Stephen R and Kumanyika, Shiriki K and Ofili, Elizabeth and Quinones, Miguel A and Sanchez, Eduardo J and Saunders, Elijah and Tiukinhoy, Susan D (2005) Discovering the full spectrum of cardiovascular disease: Minority Health Summit 2003: report of the Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome, and Hypertension Writing Group. Circulation, 111 (10). e134-e139. ISSN 1524-4539

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Abstract

This article provides an overview of our current understanding of the epidemiology of obesity, the metabolic syndrome, and hypertension among racial/ethnic groups. Three presentations made at the conference by the present writing group are summarized and updated with other information on ethnic groups, and recommendations developed by the writing group for programs, public policy, and research are put forward.


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Item Type: Article
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Subjects: Health > Policy
Health > Public Health > Chronic Illness & Diseases > Cardiovascular Disease
Health > Public Health > Chronic Illness & Diseases > Hypertension
Health > Public Health > Chronic Illness & Diseases > Obesity
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Date Deposited: 28 Jul 2011 12:06
Last Modified: 28 Jul 2011 12:06
Link to this item (URI): http://health-equity.lib.umd.edu/id/eprint/2891

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