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Advances in Preventive Medicine
Volume 2014 (2014), Article ID 798184, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/798184
Clinical Study

Short-Term Effectiveness of a Lifestyle Intervention Program for Reducing Selected Chronic Disease Risk Factors in Individuals Living in Rural Appalachia: A Pilot Cohort Study

1Department of Specialty Medicine, Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, Athens, OH 45701, USA
2School of Medicine, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 92354, USA
3Office of Research and Grants, Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, Athens, OH 45701, USA
4Live Healthy Appalachia, Athens, OH 45701, USA
5Lifestyle Research Center, Avondale College of Higher Learning, Cooranbong, NSW 2265, Australia
6Department of Family Medicine, Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine, Athens, OH 45701, USA

Received 5 September 2013; Accepted 16 December 2013; Published 16 January 2014

Academic Editor: Magdalena Gherardi

Copyright © 2014 David Drozek et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

How to Cite this Article

David Drozek, Hans Diehl, Masato Nakazawa, Tom Kostohryz, Darren Morton, and Jay H. Shubrook, “Short-Term Effectiveness of a Lifestyle Intervention Program for Reducing Selected Chronic Disease Risk Factors in Individuals Living in Rural Appalachia: A Pilot Cohort Study,” Advances in Preventive Medicine, vol. 2014, Article ID 798184, 7 pages, 2014. doi:10.1155/2014/798184