Lifestyle‐Based Prediction Model for the Prevention of CVD: The Healthy Heart Score

  title={Lifestyle‐Based Prediction Model for the Prevention of CVD: The Healthy Heart Score},
  author={Stephanie E. Chiuve and Nancy R. Cook and Christina Marie Shay and Kathryn M. Rexrode and Christine M. Albert and Joann E. Manson and Walter C Willett and Eric B. Rimm},
  booktitle={Journal of the American Heart Association},
BACKGROUND Clinical practice focuses on the primary prevention of cardiovascular (CV) disease (CVD) through the modification and pharmacological treatment of elevated risk factors. Prediction models based on established risk factors are available for use in the primary prevention setting. However, the prevention of risk factor development through healthy lifestyle behaviors, or primordial prevention, is of paramount importance to achieve optimal population-wide CV health and minimize long-term… CONTINUE READING
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ACC/AHA DOI: 10.1161/JAHA.114.000954 Journal of the American Heart Association 9 Lifestyle-Based Risk Model and CVD Prevention

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