Toward a broader response to cardiometabolic disease

Cardiometabolic disease is the leading cause of death and disability in the world, driven in part by the rise in unhealthy diets, poor air quality and other byproducts of economic development. A new economic model is needed, one that places people rather than profits at its center.

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Fig. 1: Multiple sustainable development goals are linked to cardiometabolic disease.
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Ralston, J., Nugent, R. Toward a broader response to cardiometabolic disease. Nat Med 25, 1644–1646 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41591-019-0642-9

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