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"There are more cardiovascular deaths in India and China than in all developed countries together," says De Sutter. "The lessons learned in the West need to be blended with those factors now responsible for the steady rise of metabolic and cardiovascular disease around the globe. The dynamics of these disease patterns demand that we join forces to enter a new era of fight against the burden of cardiovascular disease on an unprecedented scale."
"This could have a huge impact on how we apply prevention guidelines," says De Sutter.
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