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1.8. Obesity and Heart Disease after SCI

The National Rehabilitation Hospital in Washington, DC, is the Rehabilitation Research and Training Center (RRTC) on Spinal Cord Injury (SCI), funded by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR).  The RRTC focuses on the prevention and management of secondary conditions among individuals with SCI, with particular focus on pressure sores, cardiovascular disease, and obesity.  This recent publication discusses obesity and heart disease in SCI, the risks for a person living with SCI and what you can do to reduce your risk.  Obesity and Heart Disease after SCI

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