Study: Some heart disease patients fail to make behavior changes

04/17/2013 | MedPage Today (free registration)

Data showed that 14.3% of patients did not make behavior changes, such as adopting healthy eating habits, quitting smoking or exercising more, after having a stroke or being diagnosed with heart disease, according to researchers at the Population Health Research Institute in Ontario. The study in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that patients in low-income countries were least likely to change behaviors, but data found that 42.7% of participants made at least one change, while 30.6% adopted two behaviors and 4.3% followed all healthy guidelines.

View Full Article in:

MedPage Today (free registration)

Published in Briefs:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
President/Chief Executive Officer
MedCost
Winston-Salem, NC
Biotechnology/Pharmaceutical Patent Attorney
Coats and Bennett PLLC
Cary, NC
Director, Payer Marketing
Avalere Health
Washington, DC
Sr. Regulatory Specialist, Biotech Center of Expertise
BASF, The Chemical Co.
San Diego, CA
Chief Medical Officer, Texas Children's Health Plan
Cejka Executive Search for Texas Childre's Health Plan
Houston, TX