Mediterranean diet, traditional risk factors, and the rate of cardiovascular complications after myocardial infarction: final report of the Lyon Diet Heart Study.

@article{Lorgeril1999MediterraneanDT,
  title={Mediterranean diet, traditional risk factors, and the rate of cardiovascular complications after myocardial infarction: final report of the Lyon Diet Heart Study.},
  author={Michel de Lorgeril and Patricia Salen and Jack L Martin and Isabelle Monjaud and Jacques Delaye and Nicole Mamelle},
  journal={Circulation},
  year={1999},
  volume={99 6},
  pages={
          779-85
        }
}
BACKGROUND The Lyon Diet Heart Study is a randomized secondary prevention trial aimed at testing whether a Mediterranean-type diet may reduce the rate of recurrence after a first myocardial infarction. An intermediate analysis showed a striking protective effect after 27 months of follow-up. This report presents results of an extended follow-up (with a mean of 46 months per patient) and deals with the relationships of dietary patterns and traditional risk factors with recurrence. METHODS AND… CONTINUE READING

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