Carolyn Harmon Still contributes tips to improve family support for heart-healthy living

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Anne Gaglioti, Colin Crowe, Carolyn Still and Adam Perzynski from Case Western Reserve University’s medical and nursing schools published an article in Capsules, a publication from the Ohio Cardiovascular and Diabetes Health Collaborative (Cardi-OH). The article, “Tips to Improve Family Support for Heart-Healthy Living,” discusses the importance of engaging families in heart health promotion, cardiovascular disease prevention, and care management. 

The article also provided guidance on how to talk to patients about social support and identify possible roles for family members. Contributing authors include L. Austin Fredrickson of Northeast Ohio Medical University.

Read and download the full publication from the Cardi-OH website.