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NON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASES

Every individual is at risk of developing chronic conditions leading to heart disease and cancer.  However, people from South Asian backgrounds are more likely to develop diabetes early and have bad cholesterol.  South Asians develop heart disease on average 10 years earlier than other groups and have a much greater chance of having a heart attack before the age of 50.
Discuss the increased risk for South Asians with your doctor. © 2019 Aga Khan Health Board USA
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7 THINGS YOU CAN DO  to prevent non-communicable diseases and their complications:
Discuss the increased risk for South Asians with your doctor. © 2019 Aga Khan Health Board USA

NON-COMMUNICABLE DISEASES

Every individual is at risk of developing chronic conditions leading to heart disease and cancer.  However, people from South Asian backgrounds are more likely to develop diabetes early and have bad cholesterol.  South Asians develop heart disease on average 10 years earlier than other groups and have a much greater chance of having a heart attack before the age of 50.
PROVIDER RESOURCES
7 THINGS YOU CAN DO  to prevent non-communicable diseases and their complications: