Updated Saturday, July 21, 2018
 Journal Tools
RSS Feed
Sample Copy
Submit a Manuscript
Contact Us
Thanking Peer Reviewers
 Language Polishing
Journal of Integrative Medicine: Volume 15, 2017   Issue 4,  Pages: 265–269

DOI: 10.1016/S2095-4964(17)60355-8
Global Views
SEEDi1.0-3.0 strategies for major noncommunicable diseases in China
1. Chun-song Hu (Department of Cardiovascular Medicine, Nanchang 330006, Jiangxi Province,China )
2. Tengiz Tkebuchava (Boston TransTec, LLC,Boston,MA 02459,USA )


The purpose of this article is to briefly introduce the status and challenges of major noncommunicable diseases (mNCDs), which include cardiovascular disease, diabetes and cancer, as well as related risk factors, such as environmental pollution, smoking, obesity and sleep disorders. “S-E-E-D” rules or the strategies of “S-E-E-D” intervention (SEEDi) consist of four core healthy elements: sleep, emotion, exercise and diet. The history of SEEDi1.0–3.0 is also introduced, which includes versions 1.0, 1.5, 2.0 and 3.0 of the program. These guidelines are suitable for prevention and control of mNCDs. Not only the “Healthy China” initiated in China’s “13th Five-year Plan,” but also the “Healthy World” philosophy needs SEEDi1.0–3.0 strategies for control of mNCDs.

Keywords: noncommunicable diseases; cardiovascular disease; diabetes mellitus; cancer; lifestyle

Welcome to JIM! You are the number 1356 reader of this article!
Download Article:
[Full Text]      [PDF]      [Previous]      [This Issue]
Please cite this article as:
Hu CS, Tkebuchava T. SEEDi1.0–3.0 strategies for major noncommunicable diseases in China. J Integr Med. 2017; 15(4): 265–269.
1World Health Organization. World health statistics 2016: monitoring health for the SDGs. (2017) [2017-01-07]. http://www.who.int/gho/publications/world_health_statistics/2016/en/.
2Chen WW, Gao RL, Liu LS, Zhu ML, Wang W, Wang YJ, Wu ZS, Li HJ, Gu DF, Yang YJ, Zheng Z, Jiang LX, Hu SS. China cardiovascular diseases report 2015: a summary[J].J Geriatr Cardiol, 2017, 14(1): 1–10.  
3Xu Y, Wang L, He J, Bi Y, Li M, Wang T, Wang L, Jiang Y, Dai M, Lu J, Xu M, Li Y, Hu N, Li J, Mi S, Chen CS, Li G, Mu Y, Zhao J, Kong L, Chen J, Lai S, Wang W, Zhao W, Ning G; 2010 China Noncommunicable Disease Surveillance Group. Prevalence and control of diabetes in Chinese adults[J].JAMA, 2013, 310(9): 948–959.  
4Chen W, Zheng R, Baade PD, Zhang S, Zeng H, Bray F, Jemal A, Yu XQ, He J. Cancer statistics in China, 2015[J].CA Cancer J Clin, 2016, 66(2): 115–132.  
5GBD 2013 Mortality and Causes of Death Collaborators. Global, regional, and national age-sex specific all-cause and cause-specific mortality for 240 causes of death, 1990–2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013[J].Lancet, 2015, 385(9963): 117–171.  
6World Health Organization. Environment behind nearly quarter of global deaths. (2016-03-16) [2017-01-07]. http://www.egyptindependent.com/environment-behind-nearly-quarter-global-deaths-who/.
7Nan Y, Xi Z, Yang Y, Wang LL, Tu M, Wang JJ, Jiang Y. The 2015 China adult survey: exposure to secondhand smoke among adults aged 15 and above and their support to policy on banning smoking in public places[J].Chin J Epidemiol, 2016, 37(6): 810–815.  
8NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD-RisC). Trends in adult body-mass index in 200 countries from 1975 to 2014: a pooled analysis of 1 698 population-based measurement studies with 19.2 million participants[J].Lancet, 2016, 387(10026): 1377–1396.  
9Wang W, Hu SS, Kong LZ, Gao RL, Zhu ML, Wang WY, Wu ZS, Chen WW, Yang JG, Ma LY, Liu MB; Editorial Board. Summary of report on cardiovascular diseases in China, 2012[J].Biomed Environ Sci, 2014, 27(7): 552–558.  
10NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD-RisC). Worldwide trends in diabetes since 1980: a pooled analysis of 751 population-based studies with 4.4 million participants[J].Lancet, 2016, 387(10027): 1513–1530.  
11Hu CS, Wu QH, Hu DY. Cardiovascular, diabetes, and cancer strips: evidences, mechanisms, and classifications[J].J Thorac Dis, 2014, 6(9): 1319–1328.  
12Koene RJ, Prizment AE, Blaes A, Konety SH. Shared risk factors in cardiovascular disease and cancer[J].Circulation, 2016, 133(11): 1104–1114.  
13Hu CS. RT-ABCDE strategy for management and prevention of human diseases[J].Chin J Integr Med, 2008, 14(2): 147–150.  
14Hu CS, Wu Q. Health: a dream from reality to the future[J].Front Med, 2016, 10(2): 233–235.  
15Hu CS, Han YL, Ge JB, Wu QH, Liu YN, Ma CS, Tkebuchava T, Hu DY. A novel management program for hypertension[J].Cardiovasc Diagn Ther, 2015, 5(4): 316–322.  
16Hu CS, Tkebuchava T. New “P” in medical model[J].Chin Med J (Engl), 2016, 129(4): 492–493.  
17Tan J, Li N, Gao J, Guo Y, Hu W, Yang J, Yu B, Yu J, Du W, Zhang W, Cui L, Wang Q, Xia X, Li J, Zhou P, Zhang B, Liu Z, Zhang S, Sun L, Liu N, Deng R, Dai W, Yi F, Chen W, Zhang Y, Xue S, Cui B, Zhao Y, Wang L. Construction of the Chinese Veteran Clinical Research (CVCR) platform for the assessment of non-communicable diseases[J].Chin Med J (Engl), 2014, 127(3): 448–456.  
18Hu C. SEEDi: Basic strategies for the primary and secondary prevention of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease[J].Zhong Nan Da Xue Xue Bao Yi Xue Ban, 2017, 42(5): 575–580.  
19Qaseem A, Kansagara D, Forciea MA, Cooke M, Denberg TD; Clinical Guidelines Committee of the American College of Physicians. Management of chronic insomnia disorder in adults: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians[J].Ann Intern Med, 2016, 165(2): 125–133.  
20David LA, Maurice CF, Carmody RN, Gootenberg DB, Button JE, Wolfe BE, Ling AV, Devlin AS, Varma Y, Fischbach MA, Biddinger SB, Dutton RJ, Turnbaugh PJ. Diet rapidly and reproducibly alters the human gut microbiome[J].Nature, 2014, 505(7484): 559–563.  
21Zhernakova A, Kurilshikov A, Bonder MJ, Tigchelaar EF, Schirmer M, Vatanen T, Mujagic Z, Vila AV, Falony G, Vieira-Silva S, Wang J, Imhann F, Brandsma E, Jankipersadsing SA, Joossens M, Cenit MC, Deelen P, Swertz MA; LifeLines cohort study, Weersma RK, Feskens EJ, Netea MG, Gevers D, Jonkers D, Franke L, Aulchenko YS, Huttenhower C, Raes J, Hofker MH, Xavier RJ, Wijmenga C, Fu J. Population-based metagenomics analysis reveals markers for gut microbiome composition and diversity[J].Science, 2016, 352(6285): 565–569.  
22Falony G, Joossens M, Vieira-Silva S, Wang J, Darzi Y, Faust K, Kurilshikov A, Bonder MJ, Valles-Colomer M, Vandeputte D, Tito RY, Chaffron S, Rymenans L, Verspecht C, De Sutter L, Lima-Mendez G, D’hoe K, Jonckheere K, Homola D, Garcia R, Tigchelaar EF, Eeckhaudt L, Fu J, Henckaerts L, Zhernakova A, Wijmenga C, Raes J. Population-level analysis of gut microbiome variation[J].Science, 2016, 352(6285): 560–564.  
23Du H, Li L, Bennett D, Guo Y, Key TJ, Bian Z, Sherliker P, Gao H, Chen Y, Yang L, Chen J, Wang S, Du R, Su H, Collins R, Peto R, Chen Z; China Kadoorie Biobank Study. Fresh fruit consumption and major cardiovascular disease in China[J].N Engl J Med, 2016, 374(14): 1332–1343.  
24Wu S, Powers S, Zhu W, Hannun YA. Substantial contribution of extrinsic risk factors to cancer development[J].Nature, 2016, 529(7584): 43–47.  
25Hu CS, Tkebuchava T. Structure-editing: a new branch? Chin Med J (Engl). 2016; 129 (13): 1629–1630.
26McCarthy M. US president endorses “moonshot” effort to cure cancer[J].BMJ, 2016, 352: i213.  
27Kaiser J, Couzin-Frankel J. BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH. Biden seeks clear course for his cancer moonshot[J].Science, 2016, 351(6271): 325–326.  
28Horwitz RI. Equity in cancer care and outcomes of treatment: a different type of cancer moonshot[J].JAMA, 2016, 315(12): 1231–1232.  
29Stevens W, Peneva D, Li JZ, Liu LZ, Liu G, Gao R, Lakdawalla DN. Estimating the future burden of cardiovascular disease and the value of lipid and blood pressure control therapies in China[J].BMC Health Serv Res, 2016, 16: 175.  
30Obama B. United States health care reform: progress to date and next steps[J].JAMA, 2016, 316(5): 525–532.  
31Zang QQ, Zhang L, Gao N, Huang C. Ophiopogonin D inhibits cell proliferation, causes cell cycle arrest at G2/M, and induces apoptosis in human breast carcinoma MCF-7 cells[J]. J Integr Med, 2016, 14(1): 51–59.  
 Home | Current Issue | Past Issues | SearchRSS
Copyright © 2013-2018 by JIM Editorial Office. All rights reserved. ISSN 2095-4964; CN 31-2083/R. 沪ICP备110264号