Promotion of cardiovascular health in preschool children: 36-month cohort follow-up.

  title={Promotion of cardiovascular health in preschool children: 36-month cohort follow-up.},
  author={Jaime C{\'e}spedes and Germ{\'a}n D Brice{\~n}o and Michael E. Farkouh and Rajesh Vedanthan and Jorge Baxter and Martha E Leal and Paolo Boffetta and Marilyn Hunn and Rodolfo Dennis and Valentin Fuster},
  journal={The American journal of medicine},
  volume={126 12},
BACKGROUND Educational interventions in preschool children could improve dietary behavior and physical activity, and prevent unhealthy body weights in low- and middle-income countries. Previously, we have reported the beneficial impact of an educational intervention in preschoolers in a 6-month trial. We now report extended results after 36 months. METHODS Evaluating the cohort of previously intervened children, baseline measurements were made in May 2009 in 14 preschool facilities in Usaquén… CONTINUE READING


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