Anton J M Drenthen

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BACKGROUND Until now, cardiometabolic risk assessment in Dutch primary health care was directed at case-finding, and structured, programmatic prevention is lacking. Therefore, the Prevention Consultation cardiometabolic risk (PC CMR), a stepwise approach to identify and manage patients with cardiometabolic risk factors, was developed. The aim of this study(More)
BACKGROUND To study the attitudes and working methods of general practitioners (GPs) in primary prevention of cardiovascular diseases, diabetes mellitus and chronic kidney diseases. METHODS A questionnaire with questions about attitude and working methods in the primary prevention of cardiovascular diseases, diabetes mellitus and chronic kidney diseases(More)
An important pitfall of nutritional guidance in medical practice is how to deal with the prevention paradox: a nutritional advice that is good for the population as a whole is not necessarily proven effective for the individual patient. Evidence-based guidelines are needed to support GPs to translate these advices to the individual patient. We illustrate(More)
OBJECTIVE To establish to what extent general practitioners (GP's) are familiar with the folic acid campaign of the Netherlands Bureau for Food and Nutrition Education, display a positive attitude regarding use of folic acid tablets by women who would like to become pregnant and factually provide information on folic acid. DESIGN Cross-sectional,(More)
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