Partnership Programs to Reduce Ethnic Differences in the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease (META-HEALTH)

This study is enrolling participants by invitation only.
Emory University
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National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Identifier:
First received: January 10, 2005
Last updated: March 4, 2010
Last verified: April 2006

The purpose of this study is to improve cardiovascular disease (CVD) outcomes in racial and ethnic minorities. Specifically, the study seeks to systematically characterize potential ethnic differences in obesity-related CVD by drawing upon the fields of psychology, physiology, biochemistry, nursing, and clinical medicine.

Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases
Metabolic Syndrome X

Study Type: Observational
Official Title: Partnership Programs to Reduce Cardiovascular Disparities - Morehouse-Emory Partnership

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Further study details as provided by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI):

Study Start Date: September 2004
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Ages Eligible for Study:   30 Years to 65 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

No eligibility criteria

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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00101517

United States, Georgia
Morehouse School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 30310
Emory University School
Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 30322
Sponsors and Collaborators
Emory University
Principal Investigator: Gary Gibbons Morehouse School of Medicine
Principal Investigator: Arshed Quyyumi Emory University
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Responsible Party: Gary H. Gibbons/ Director of the Cardiovascular Research Institute, Morehouse School of Medicine Identifier: NCT00101517     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1284, U01 HL79156, U01 HL79214
Study First Received: January 10, 2005
Last Updated: March 4, 2010
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases
Metabolic Syndrome X
Nutrition Disorders
Body Weight
Signs and Symptoms
Insulin Resistance
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases processed this record on August 28, 2014