Food Insecurity and Effectiveness of Behavioral Interventions to Reduce Blood Pressure, New York City, 2012–2013

@inproceedings{Grilo2015FoodIA,
  title={Food Insecurity and Effectiveness of Behavioral Interventions to Reduce Blood Pressure, New York City, 2012–2013},
  author={Stephanie A Grilo and Amanda J. Shallcross and Gbenga Ogedegbe and Taiye Odedosu and Natalie Levy and Susan Lehrer and William Chaplin and Tanya M. Spruill},
  booktitle={Preventing chronic disease},
  year={2015}
}
INTRODUCTION Food insecurity is associated with diet-sensitive diseases and may be a barrier to successful chronic disease self-management. To evaluate the impact of food insecurity on blood pressure reduction in a pilot clinical trial, we tested the effectiveness of 2 behavioral interventions for hypertension in people with and without food security. METHODS A group of 28 men and women with type 2 diabetes and uncontrolled hypertension were randomized to either 1) home blood pressure… CONTINUE READING
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