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What are risk factors for IHD?

This question is part of Ischemic Heart Disease &Chronic Stable Angina quiz
Asked by Cardtrick, Last updated: Jul 06, 2020

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Answered Dec 26, 2018

Dyslipidemia
Family history of CVD
Hypertension
Obesity
Physical inactivity
Smoking

All of the above are correct except for family history of diabetes. While diabetes itself is a risk factor for IHD, this is due to pathophysiology of the disease. Therefore, someone with a family history of the disease would not be at an increased risk of IHD unless they had developed diabetes themselves.
 

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