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Diet at the heart of CVD prevention
NEW! Revised version June 2021.
This online learning tutorial addresses the role of diet and lifestyle in the management of dyslipidaemias, as an important part in the prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD).
It is a “refresher” course, for general practitioners (GPs) and healthcare professionals (HCPs) in primary care practices, to leverage existing knowledge in this key area.
The updated 2021 version of the online tutorial provides evidence-based guidelines next to practical advice that can be used to help patients manage their dyslipidaemia through dietary and lifestyle modifications.
The tutorial builds on earlier work done by the European Atherosclerosis Society, addressing the important role of diet and lifestyle which form the basis for dyslipidaemia treatment and CVD prevention.
The tutorial includes chapters on CVD risk factors, diet and lifestyle interventions, the role of dietary fats, dietary fibres, foods with added plant sterols/stanols next to links to the latest guidelines, case study examples, practical advice on motivating patients to make changes to their diet and lifestyle as well as downloadable materials for use with patients.
To the Diet at the Heart tutorial >>
Diet at the heart article series
- LDL-cholesterol lowering: The lower the better, the earlier the better and the role of diet and lifestyle
- Building confidence of health care professionals to provide diet and lifestyle support for CVD prevention: We can make it work!
- Changing behaviour towards a healthy diet & lifestyle: what can be done to support implementation?