I’m devastated’: Paul Davis’ disease has killed members of his family – an article in SMH about Heart Disease and Indigenous people

Paul Davis has never smoked or had high blood pressure and has tried to stay healthy, with his fitness peaking in the ’90s while playing five-eighth for the Balmain Tigers.

But the 47-year-old now suffers from coronary heart disease as well as kidney disease – a stark reminder that even if all the traditional risk factors are controlled, heart disease rates are alarmingly high in Australia’s Indigenous communities.

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