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Family history: an opportunity for early interventions and improved control of hypertension, obesity and diabetes.

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Type
Published Article
Journal
Bulletin of the World Health Organization
Publication Date
Volume
79
Issue
4
Pages
321–328
Identifiers
PMID: 11357211
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Medline

Abstract

A family history of hypertension, obesity, diabetes, or stroke was a significant risk factor for obesity and hyperlipidaemia. With increase of age, more pathological manifestations can develop in this high-risk group. Health professionals should therefore utilize every opportunity to include direct family members in health education.

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