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**CAD risk factors

SES 490

When is someone obese? BMI > 30 kg/m2, waist 40 in men or 35 in women, w/h ratio >.95 men or .86 women
How do you calculate BMI? wt(kg)/ ht (meters squared)
How do you convert pounds to kg? lbs/2.2
How do you convert inches to meters squared? in/ 0.0254 (squared)
When is someone physically active? Moderate cardio 30 min/ day, 5 days/wk OR Vigorous cardio 20 min/day, 3 days/wk
What is Type I diabetes? insulin dependent caused by lack of insulin secretion
What is Type II diabetes? Decreased sensitivity to insulin
When is impaired fasting glucose a risk factor? > 100 mg/dl on 2 separate occasions
What are the seven CAD risk factors? Family History, Smoking, Hypertension, Dyslipidemia, Impaired Fasting Glucose,Obesity, Physical Inactivity
When is family history a risk factor? Heart attack, heart surgery w/ revascularization, sudden death in first degree males <55 yrs, females <65 yrs
When is smoking a risk factor? Current or quit in the past 6 months
When is Dyslipidemia a risk factor? LDL >100 mg/dl OR HDL <40 mg/dl OR taking lipid lowering medication
When is hypertension a risk factor? SBP > 140 OR DBP >90 mm/Hg on 2 separate occasions
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