Cardiovascular disease is ranking next highest numbers to cancer, which is the first among the top ten leading causes of death. Cardiovascular disease causes death every 18 minutes in 2015.
One in every ten people has been found CKD in Taiwan. CKD prevalence rate has risen to 43% among overweight and obese adults.
Metabolism (Weight Management)
Over 3 million people have been found to be affected by metabolic syndrome in Taiwan. Metabolic syndrome is associated with 31.1% of all-cause mortality. It is overtaking cancer death which is responsible for 29% of all-cause mortality.