Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
New Brunswick • Somerset

A Woman's Heart Disease Risk

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A Woman's Heart Disease Risk

You're at risk for heart disease if your father had a heart attack before age 56 or if your mother had one before age 60. If you are 20 percent or more overweight. If body fat is concentrated around your midsection. If you have a low level of HDL ("good") cholesterol and a high level of LDL ("bad") cholesterol. If you have diabetes.