The Logan Healthy Living Program: a cluster randomized trial of a telephone-delivered physical activity and dietary behavior intervention for primary care patients with type 2 diabetes or hypertension from a socially disadvantaged community--rationale, design and recruitment.

@article{Eakin2008TheLH,
  title={The Logan Healthy Living Program: a cluster randomized trial of a telephone-delivered physical activity and dietary behavior intervention for primary care patients with type 2 diabetes or hypertension from a socially disadvantaged community--rationale, design and recruitment.},
  author={Elizabeth G Eakin and Marina M Reeves and Sheleigh Lawler and B. Oldenburg and Chris Del Mar and Ken Wilkie and Adele Spencer and Diana Battistutta and Nicholas Graves},
  journal={Contemporary clinical trials},
  year={2008},
  volume={29 3},
  pages={439-54}
}
BACKGROUND Physical activity and dietary behavior changes are important to both the primary prevention and secondary management of the majority of our most prevalent chronic conditions (i.e., cardiovascular disease, hypertension, type 2 diabetes, breast and colon cancer). With over 85% of Australian adults visiting a general practitioner each year, the general practice setting has enormous potential to facilitate wide scale delivery of health behaviour interventions. However, there are also… CONTINUE READING

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