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November 2007 Br J Cardiol 2007;14:267-71

The JBS 2 guidelines for the prevention of cardiovascular disease in people with diabetes: an approach to implementation

James D Lee, Sakera Shaikh, John R Morrissey, Vinod Patel

Abstract

The need for new guidelines The aim of the first guidelines from the Joint British Societies (JBS 1) was to promote a more effective multi-disciplinary approach to cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention.4 The guidelines addressed the needs of both individuals with established disease and apparently healthy subjects at high risk of developing disease. The National Service Framework for Coronary Heart Disease (CHD) for England and Wales endorsed the lifestyle and risk factor targets in JBS 1.5 It also established national audit standards, which were subsequently reinforced and expanded by the General Medical Services contract for primary care.

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