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Nurse health and lifestyle modification versus standard care in 40 to 70 year old regional adults: study protocol of the Management to Optimise Diabetes and mEtabolic syndrome Risk reduction via Nurse-led intervention (MODERN) randomized controlled trial

BMC Health Services ResearchBMC series – open, inclusive and trusted201717:813

Received: 20 September 2017

Accepted: 27 November 2017

Published: 6 December 2017

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Original Submission
20 Sep 2017 Submitted Original manuscript
23 Nov 2017 Author responded Author comments - Melinda J. Carrington
Resubmission - Version 2
23 Nov 2017 Submitted Manuscript version 2
27 Nov 2017 Editorially accepted
6 Dec 2017 Article published 10.1186/s12913-017-2769-z

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Authors’ Affiliations

Pre-Clinical Disease and Prevention Unit, Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, Australia
Centre for Primary Care and Prevention, MacKillop Institute for Health Research, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne, Australia
Department of Diabetes, Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia