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What factors place women at high risk for heart disease?

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The high-risk group ... includes women with established heart disease, chronic kidney disease, or diabetes, among other risk factors. But “the at-risk group now captures women with pregnancy complications such as preeclampsia, gestational diabetes, or pregnancy-induced hypertension,” says [American Heart Association 2011] guideline chair Lori Mosca, MD, PhD. Mosca is director of preventive cardiology at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and a professor of medicine at Columbia University Medical Center in New York City.

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