Final Recommendation Statement: Behavioral Counseling to Promote a Healthful Diet and Physical Activity for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Adults With Cardiovascular Risk Factors

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released today a final recommendation statement on behavioral counseling to promote a healthful diet and physical activity for cardiovascular disease prevention in adults with cardiovascular risk factors. To view the recommendation and the evidence on which it is based, please go to http://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/uspstf13/cvdhighrisk/cvdhighriskfinalrs.htm. A fact sheet that explains the final recommendation in plain language is also available. The final recommendation statement can also be found in the August 26 online issue of Annals of Internal Medicine.