Survey: 50\% doctors at risk of cardiovascular diseases
A study covering 250 doctors and nurses in a medical college hospital close to Chennai found that around 50% of the medical practitioners surveyed were at high risk for cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) close to double than that of the general population.
A team from the SRM Medical College Hospital and Research Centre calculated the risk based on the physical parameters of these white-coats, and after studying their dietary pattern and physical activity. Among doctors at high risk, 42.1% were predisposed to CVDs because of lack of physical activity, and 19.8% owing to erratic dietary pattern. While the average age of doctors was around 40, the nurses surveyed were around 29 years....

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/chennai/Survey-50-doctors-at-risk-of-cardiovascular-diseases/articleshow/56008561.cms
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