What is it about?

Women in West Virginia (USA) improved lifestyles (HD risk reduction, B/P control, stop smoking, exercise and healthy eating) to avoid heart disease. Health care providers developed skills in motivational interviewing to help women access programs.

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Why is it important?

The articles provides methods and outcome data for providers to understand how to improve women's heart health.


Writing this article was a great pleasure as it has co-authors who were from West Virginia and deeply involved in improving the health of the women participants.

Dr. Georgia L. Narsavage
West Virginia University

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This page is a summary of: The West Virginia WISEWOMAN Program, Creative Nursing, January 2014, Springer Publishing Company, DOI: 10.1891/1078-4535.20.4.209.
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