Source: Irish Times, 9 June 2009
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Date of publication: June 2009
Publication type: News item
In a nutshell: Croi MyAction, in the West of Ireland, is an innovative community-based 16-week programme. It will be offered free-of-charge to coronary patients, and people identified as having a greater than 5% risk of dying from heart disease in the next 10 years, plus their partners and families. 450 people in the first year, will be offered one-to-one appointments, group exercises and health promotion workshops, designed to bring about sustainable lifestyle changes. Participants’ progress will be monitored by family doctors as part of a multi-disciplinary approach.
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Acknowledgement: National Heart Forum Weekly e-News Briefing 10.6.09