CHAPTER 3 A tailored lifestyle intervention to reduce the cardiovascular disease risk of individuals with Familial Hypercholesterolemia ( FH ) : design of the PROFIT randomised controlled trial

@inproceedings{Broekhuizen2012CHAPTER3A,
  title={CHAPTER 3 A tailored lifestyle intervention to reduce the cardiovascular disease risk of individuals with Familial Hypercholesterolemia ( FH ) : design of the PROFIT randomised controlled trial},
  author={Karen Broekhuizen and Milou van Poppel and Lando L. J. Koppes and Willem van Mechelen},
  year={2012}
}
Methods This project is designed as a randomised controlled trial in which individuals with FH will be assigned randomly to a control or intervention group. In the intervention group (n = 200), participants will receive a personalized intervention which is a combination of web-based tailored lifestyle advice and personal counselling by a lifestyle coach. The control group (n = 200) will receive care as usual. Primary outcomes are biological indicators of CVD risk: systolic blood pressure… CONTINUE READING

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