cardiovascular disease

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Noun1.cardiovascular disease - a disease of the heart or blood vessels
disorder, upset - a physical condition in which there is a disturbance of normal functioning; "the doctor prescribed some medicine for the disorder"; "everyone gets stomach upsets from time to time"
cardiopathy, heart disease - a disease of the heart
high blood pressure, hypertension - a common disorder in which blood pressure remains abnormally high (a reading of 140/90 mm Hg or greater)
hypotension - abnormally low blood pressure
aneurism, aneurysm - a cardiovascular disease characterized by a saclike widening of an artery resulting from weakening of the artery wall
circulatory failure - failure of the cardiovascular system to supply adequate amounts of blood to body tissues
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There are 81,900 cardiovascular disease sufferers living in Leeds, leading to 1,840 deaths a year, and 101,000 sufferers in Birmingham with 2,254 fatalities annually.
In men, the first manifestation of cardiovascular disease is most often a coronary heart disease (CHD) event.
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The authors of this paper have provided a systematic and quantitative summary of the association between severe hypoglycaemia and the risk of cardiovascular disease in type 2 diabetics and examined the sensitivity of the association to possible uncontrolled confounding by unmeasured co-morbid severe illness.
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