A 3-Year Randomized Trial of Lifestyle Intervention for Cardiovascular Risk Reduction in the Primary Care Setting: The Swedish Björknäs Study

@article{Eriksson2009A3R,
  title={A 3-Year Randomized Trial of Lifestyle Intervention for Cardiovascular Risk Reduction in the Primary Care Setting: The Swedish Bj{\"o}rkn{\"a}s Study},
  author={Margareta K Eriksson and Paul W Franks and Mats Eliasson},
  journal={PLoS ONE},
  year={2009},
  volume={4},
  pages={1193 - 1204}
}
BACKGROUND Successfully transferring the findings of expensive and tightly controlled programmes of intensive lifestyle modification to the primary care setting is necessary if such knowledge is to be of clinical utility. The objective of this study was to test whether intensive lifestyle modification, shown previously in tightly-controlled clinical trials to be efficacious for diabetes risk-reduction among high-risk individuals, can reduce cardiovascular risk factor levels in the primary care… CONTINUE READING

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