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By 2030, the medical costs for cardiovascular disease will triple to $818 billion from 2010.

Go A, Mozaffarian D, Roger V, Benjamin E, et al. Executive Summary: Heart disease and stroke statistics—2014 update. Circulation. 2014; 129: e28-e292. http://circ.ahajournals.org/content/129/3/399.full?sid=c64fdb0b-61f5-43a6-9658-e0ba7114c5f4

Reference

Title
Executive Summary: Heart disease and stroke statistics—2014 update
Publication
Circulation
Publisher
American Heart Association
Publication Date
2014
Authors
Go A, Mozaffarian D, Roger V, Benjamin E, et al.
Pages
e28-e292
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Future Economic Burden

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