Diabetes and Cardiovascular Risk In Mexico City (San Antonio Heart Study)
To determine factors beyond obesity which contribute to diabetes and cardiovascular risk in Mexicans and Mexican Americans. To test the hypothesis that at any given level of adiposity Mexican Americans will be more insulin resistant than Anglos and that the insulin resistance in Mexican Americans is proportional to the degree of Native American ancestry.
Diabetes Mellitus, Non-Insulin Dependent
|Study Design:||Observational Model: Natural History|
|Study Start Date:||May 1979|
|Estimated Study Completion Date:||August 2002|
|Investigator:||Michael Stern||University of Texas|