A systematic review and meta-analysis of primary prevention programmes to improve cardio-metabolic risk in non-urban communities.

Abstract

INTRODUCTION Although cardiovascular disease (CVD) and type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) prevention programmes have been effective in urban residents, their effectiveness in non-urban settings, where cardio-metabolic risk is typically elevated, is unknown. We systematically reviewed the effectiveness of primary prevention programmes aimed at reducing risk… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ypmed.2016.02.011

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