Coronary artery disease (CAD) is accountable for more than 7 million deaths each year according to the World Health Organization (WHO). In a European population 80% of patients diagnosed with CAD are overweight and 31% are obese. Physical inactivity and overweight are major risk factors in CAD, thus central strategies in secondary prevention are increased physical activity and weight loss.
B M C Cardiovascular Disorders, 2013, Vol 13, Issue 1
Journal Article; Randomized Controlled Trial; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't