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Table 1 Known risk factors in childhood and adolescence for premature development of cardiovascular disease

From: Premature subclinical atherosclerosis in children and young adults with juvenile idiopathic arthritis. A review considering preventive measures

Family disposition
Hypertension
Hypercholesterolemia, dyslipidemia
Insulin resistance
Obesity
Physical inactivity
Smoking
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