A Promotores de Salud Intervention to Reduce Cardiovascular Disease Risk in a High-Risk Hispanic Border Population, 2005-2008

@inproceedings{Balczar2010APD,
  title={A Promotores de Salud Intervention to Reduce Cardiovascular Disease Risk in a High-Risk Hispanic Border Population, 2005-2008},
  author={Hector Guillermo Balc{\'a}zar and Hendrik Dirk de Heer and Lee J Rosenthal and Maria O. Duarte and Melissa Aguirre and Leticia Y Flores and Flor A. Puentes and Melchor Ortiz and V{\'i}ctor M. C{\'a}rdenas and Leslie O. Schulz},
  booktitle={Preventing chronic disease},
  year={2010}
}
INTRODUCTION The high prevalence of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in the Hispanic population of the United States, together with low rates of health insurance coverage, suggest a potential cardiovascular health crisis. The objective of Project HEART (Health Education Awareness Research Team) was to promote behavior changes to decrease CVD risk factors in a high-risk Hispanic border population. METHODS Project HEART took place from 2005 through 2008 as a randomized community trial with a… CONTINUE READING

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