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Co-morbidities

Other medical conditions in the body, co-morbidities, can affect the risk of cardiovascular disease. Watch Dr Chris Jones explain more.

In this video Dr Chris Jones discusses how other medical conditions in the body (co-morbidities) affect the risk of cardiovascular disease.

Although we may not be able to eliminate these conditions completely, the impact of these cardiovascular risk factors can be reduced through good management of each condition, making them semi-modifiable risk factors.

You can download the Week 4 supplement, which contains additional images and descriptions to help you understand the topics covered in this video.

British Heart Foundation resources

Find out more in the following, optional, video Type II diabetes and heart disease; one of a series, produced by the British Heart Foundation Risking it: Fighting against risk factors in coronary heart disease.

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