Archived: Healthy Diet: Counseling Adults with CVD, January 2003
Original Release Date: January 2003
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Archived: Recommendation Summary
Summary of Recommendations
|Adults with Hyperlipidemia and Other Risk Factors for CVD|
The USPSTF recommends intensive behavioral dietary counseling for adult patients with hyperlipidemia and other known risk factors for cardiovascular and diet-related chronic disease. Intensive counseling can be delivered by primary care clinicians or by referral to other specialists, such as nutritionists or dietitians.
Internet Citation: Final Update Summary: Healthy Diet: Counseling Adults with CVD, January 2003. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. July 2015.