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Screening for cardiovascular disease risk factors at baseline and post intervention among adults with intellectual disabilities in an urbanised Asian society.

Authors
  • Wee, L E
  • Koh, G C-H
  • Auyong, L S
  • Cheong, A
  • Myo, T T
  • Lin, J
  • Lim, E
  • Tan, S
  • Sundaramurthy, S
  • Koh, C W
  • Ramakrishnan, P
  • Aariyapillai-Rajagopal, R
  • Vaidynathan-Selvamuthu, H
  • Ma-Ma, K
Type
Published Article
Journal
Journal of intellectual disability research : JIDR
Publication Date
Mar 01, 2014
Volume
58
Issue
3
Pages
255–268
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1111/jir.12006
PMID: 23279280
Source
Medline
Keywords
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Abstract

Cardiovascular disease risk factors are common among adults with ID and clinicians should proactively screen such populations. Provision of free and convenient screening for cardiovascular disease risk improved screening participation.

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