Nine in ten heart patients live with other long-term conditions, increasing their risk of dying

Source: British Heart Foundation

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Date of publication: July 2018

Publication type: Research

In a nutshell: Nine in ten people with coronary heart disease in the UK are living with at least one other long-term condition, such as stroke, dementia and high blood pressure, according to new figures we’ve released today. The growing number of people living with inter-related health conditions – or multi-morbidities – represents a grave challenge for our health system, which is focused on treating individual illnesses.

Length of publication: 1 webpage

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Acknowledgement: British Heart Foundation

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