Science News : EPI/NPAM 2013 : Tuesday

Updated:Mar 12,2014



Mortality Due to SSB Consumption: A Global, Regional and National Comparative Risk Assessment
Gitanjali M. Singh, PhD, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA


Specific Dietary Patterns are Associated with Risk of Acute Coronary Heart Disease in the REasons for Geographic and Racial Differences in Stroke (REGARDS) Study
Dr. James Shikany, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

Related Statistics:
  • Less than 1% of Americans have ideal cardiovascular health as defined by the American Heart Association.
  • Two-thirds of adults and one-third of children in the United States are overweight or obese.
  • Only 21% of adults get the recommended amount of physical activity each week.
  • 18.3 million U.S. adults have physician diagnosed diabetes. An additional 7.1 million adults have undiagnosed diabetes, and about 81.5 million adults have prediabetes.

    View more Heart and Stroke Statistics 

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