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Source: The Guide to Community Preventive Services

Last Reviewed: August 2017

The Community Preventive Services Task Force (CPSTF) recommends comprehensive telehealth interventions to supplement the care of adults who have chronic diseases affected by diet, like cardiovascular disease and diabetes. Telehealth lets health care providers and patients connect by phone, email, web-based programs, or other electronic or digital media. CPSTF found strong evidence that comprehensive telehealth interventions can help people eat healthier diets — including eating more fruits and vegetables and less salt.

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Guide to Community Preventive Services. (2017). Health Information Technology: Comprehensive Telehealth Interventions to Improve Diet Among Patients with Chronic Diseases. Retrieved from https://www.thecommunityguide.org/findings/health-it-comprehensive-telehealth-interventions-improve-diet-among-patients-chronic-diseases