• Lipids

    Cardiovascular disease especially coronary artery disease (CAD) is a very important health problem in Singapore today, and second only to cancer as a leading cause of mortality.  Dyslipidaemia is one of the most important modifiable risk factors for CAD. Classification of dyslipidaemia Increased concentration Lipoprotein Serum lipid Hypercholesterolemia LDL TC & LDL cholesterol Mixed (Combined)

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  • Hypertension

    Blood pressure (BP) levels are continuously related to the risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD).  Even within the normal range, people with higher levels of BP have higher rates of CVD. Classification of BP levels for adults aged 18 years and older. Category Systolic BP Diastolic BP Normal BP < 130 mmHg < 85 mmHg High-normal

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  • Discoveries offer a new explanation for diabetes

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