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cobweb icon Archived: Healthy Diet: Counseling Adults with CVD, January 2003

Original Release Date: January 2003

This version of this topic is currently archived and inactive. It should be used for historical purposes only.

Archived: Recommendation Summary

Summary of Recommendations

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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. 

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Current as of: July 2015

Internet Citation: Final Update Summary: Healthy Diet: Counseling Adults with CVD, January 2003. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. July 2015.
https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Page/Document/UpdateSummaryFinal/diet-for-adults-at-increased-risk-for-cardiovascul

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