Predimed

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What does PREDIMED stand for?

(June 2018) PREDIMED ( Prevención con Dieta Mediterránea (Prevention with Mediterranean Diet )) was a large Spanish primary prevention trial which included 7,447 Spanish participants (55–80 years, 58% women) who were at high risk for cardiovascular disease, but otherwise healthy (initially free of cardiovascular disease).

What is PREDIMED trial?

PREDIMED ( Prevención con Dieta Mediterránea (Prevention with Mediterranean Diet )) was a large Spanish primary prevention trial which included 7,447 Spanish participants (55–80 years, 58% women) who were at high risk for cardiovascular disease, but otherwise healthy (initially free of cardiovascular disease).

What can we learn from PREDIMED?

To date, PREDIMED remains the largest dietary intervention trial to assess the effects of the Mediterranean diet on cardiovascular disease prevention. As a randomized clinical trial, results from PREDIMED remain a significant contribution to the scientific literature on a traditional Mediterranean diet.

Was the PREDIMED study randomized?

PREDIMED was a study of the Mediterranean diet and patients were supposed to be randomized individually, but about 10% of the population were allocated by household or by clinic, he said. This is known as cluster randomization. This wasnt a cluster randomized study, although some studies do randomize n this way.

What is PREDIMED trial?

PREDIMED ( Prevención con Dieta Mediterránea (Prevention with Mediterranean Diet )) was a large Spanish primary prevention trial which included 7,447 Spanish participants (55–80 years, 58% women) who were at high risk for cardiovascular disease, but otherwise healthy (initially free of cardiovascular disease).

Can PREDIMED results be used to draw firm conclusions on meddiets?

Therefore, the PREDIMED results cannot be used to draw firm conclusions on MedDiets and all-cause mortality.

Who are the coordinators and principal investigators of PREDIMED Research Networks?

The coordinators and principal investigators of the PREDIMED Research Networks were R. Estruch (2003–2005) from Hospital Clinic (Barcelona) and M.A. Martinez-González (2006–2013) from University of Navarra (Spain).

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