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Intervention program reduces CVD risk in Appalachian patients with diabetes

February 2, 2016

Community lifestyle intervention classes through the Complete Health Improvement Program reduced CVD risk factors in patients with elevated fasting blood glucose or a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes living in Appalachian Ohio, researchers reported in The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association.

Researchers conducted a retrospective analysis on short-term changes in CVD risk factors in 110 participants of six Ohio University CHIP cohorts in Appalachian Ohio from 2011 to 2012.

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