Population health program decreases heart disease risk factors across an entire community

[Medical Express, March 14, 2016] After five years, results indicate that The Heart of New Ulm Project (HONU) is having a positive impact. The percentage of people who had normal blood pressure increased from 79% to 86%, while the percentage of those with total cholesterol under 200 increased from 59% to 64%.

Positive changes in fasting glucose and triglycerides were also found. During the same time period, the national survey found that these conditions either stayed the same or worsened across the country. Read the full report at medicalxpress.com.

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