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

This study is enrolling participants by invitation only.
Sponsor:
Collaborator:
Emory University
Information provided by:
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00101517
First received: January 10, 2005
Last updated: March 4, 2010
Last verified: April 2006
  Purpose

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.


Condition
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases
Obesity
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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  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   30 Years to 65 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria

No eligibility criteria

  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00101517

Locations
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
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Gary Gibbons Morehouse School of Medicine
Principal Investigator: Arshed Quyyumi Emory University
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Gary H. Gibbons/ Director of the Cardiovascular Research Institute, Morehouse School of Medicine
ClinicalTrials.gov 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
Obesity
Metabolic Syndrome X
Overnutrition
Nutrition Disorders
Overweight
Body Weight
Signs and Symptoms
Insulin Resistance
Hyperinsulinism
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on July 29, 2014