Implementation of a Tool to Modify Behavior in a Chronic Disease Management Program

  title={Implementation of a Tool to Modify Behavior in a Chronic Disease Management Program},
  author={Nicole D. Gillespie and Thomas L. Lenz},
  booktitle={Advances in preventive medicine},
Chronic diseases like diabetes, hypertension, and dyslipidemia continue to be a significant burden on the US health care system. As a result, many healthcare providers are implementing strategies to prevent the incidence of heart disease and other chronic conditions. Among these strategies are proper drug therapy and lifestyle modifications. Behavior change is often the rate-limiting step in the prevention and maintenance of lifestyle modifications. The purpose of this paper is to describe a… CONTINUE READING


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