Health professional advice for smoking and weight in adults with and without diabetes: findings from BRFSS

Abstract

Health risk behaviors including smoking and weight-gain can cause and exacerbate chronic diseases like diabetes. Brief provider advice is an effective intervention to reduce risk from these behaviors. However, behavioral advice is provided more often to those who already have a chronic illness when compared with those who are at risk. The purpose of this… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10865-011-9386-9

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