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Health coaching to promote healthier lifestyle among older people at moderate risk for cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and depression: a study protocol for a randomized controlled trial in Sweden

  • Klas-Göran Sahlen1, 2Email author,
  • Helene Johansson1,
  • Lennarth Nyström1 and
  • Lars Lindholm1
Contributed equally
BMC Public Health201313:199

DOI: 10.1186/1471-2458-13-199

Received: 28 January 2013

Accepted: 28 February 2013

Published: 6 March 2013

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28 Feb 2013 Editorially accepted
6 Mar 2013 Article published 10.1186/1471-2458-13-199

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Authors’ Affiliations

Department of Public Health and Clinical Medicine, Division of Epidemiology and Global Health, Umeå University
2Department of Nursing, Umeå University