A summary of results of the Dietary Intervention Study in Children (DISC): lessons learned.

@article{Horn2003ASO,
  title={A summary of results of the Dietary Intervention Study in Children (DISC): lessons learned.},
  author={Linda van Horn and Eva Obarzanek and Bruce Barton and Victor J. Stevens and Peter Oscar Kwiterovich and Norman L. Lasser and Alan M. Robson and Frank A. Franklin and Ronald M. Lauer and Sue Y. S. Kimm and Joanne F. Dorgan and Merwyn Greenlick},
  journal={Progress in cardiovascular nursing},
  year={2003},
  volume={18 1},
  pages={28-41}
}
Prevention of cardiovascular disease must begin in childhood, preferably before risk factors develop. Elevated low-density lipoprotein cholesterol levels in children are likely to track over time and become high-risk levels in adults. The Dietary Intervention Study in Children (DISC) was a multicenter, collaborative randomized trial in pre-adolescent children designed to test the efficacy and safety of a dietary intervention to lower saturated fat and cholesterol intake among growing children… CONTINUE READING

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