coronary artery disease
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Atherosclerosis of the coronary arteries, which can cause angina pectoris or heart attack. A positive family history, hypertension, smoking, diabetes mellitus, and elevated blood lipids increase the risk of developing coronary artery disease.
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How to use coronary artery disease in a sentence
Dr. Ornish became famous in the 1990s for showing reversal of coronary artery disease using a very low-fat, near-vegetarian diet.Everything You Know About Fat Is Wrong|Daniela Drake|May 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And of course he could always have coronary artery disease, even though he's a skinny guy.John Edwards Doctor's Notes Push Back Trial: Is He Really Sick?|Kent Sepkowitz|January 14, 2012|DAILY BEAST