CVD Risk Attenuated With Greater Cardiorespiratory Fitness
For every additional metabolic equivalent of fitness, there was an 11% decreased risk for CVD events.
Approximately 1% of individuals in the United States have a genetic predisposition to cancer or heart disease, and these individuals could be ideal candidates for genetic screening.
Among US dialysis patients, cardiovascular event rates are highest in those with diabetic nephropathy and lowest among those with IgA nephropathy.
However, the temporary increase in type 2 diabetes risk does not attenuate benefits on total and CVD mortality.