Cienfuegos, Cuba Focuses on Prevention to Combat Diabetes and High Blood Pressure
- Submitted by: admin
- Health and Medicine
- Politics and Government
- 02 / 26 / 2009
The survey consists of a long series of interviews of selected families in the city of Pastorita, covering aspects of diet, physical activity, alcohol consumption and other personal details; and includes blood tests, and measuring weight, height and blood pressure.
The project is taking place with the support of the Provincial Health Authority and the National Department of Statistics. The overall objective is to help raise awareness about prevention measures and to foster a change in unhealthy diets and sedentary habits.