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The investigators will be visiting farmers at the worksite monthly for six month and perform cardiovascular risk factors screening: blood pressure, blood glucose, glycosylated hemoglobin and cholesterol.
At the end of this intervention, the investigators will test the feasibility of this approach among this specific population through questionnaires.
Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Prevention
Worksite screening for DM, HTN and hyperlipidemia
Mayo Clinic in Rochester
Published on BioPortfolio: 2015-05-13T18:23:22-0400
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