Why do South Asians have high risk for CAD?
South Asians have a higher risk for coronary artery disease (CAD) due to both pathophysiological and life course-related risk factors. We performed a literature search and used qualitative synthesis to present evidence for CAD risk factors among South Asians. A large proportion of the higher risk of South Asians for CAD can be explained by conventional risk factors. However, several conditioning factors such as education, socioeconomic status, and fetal programming, and early life influences ...Expand abstract
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