Behavioral Factors in Coronary Heart Disease

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : May 26, 2000
Last Update Posted : March 13, 2015
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Duke University

Brief Summary:
To elucidate the role of biobehavioral factors in the etiology, pathogenesis and course of coronary heart disease (CHD) and to use this knowledge to devise more effective prevention, treatment and rehabilitation approaches.

Condition or disease
Cardiovascular Diseases Heart Diseases Coronary Disease Metabolic Syndrome X

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Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 694 participants
Observational Model: Family-Based
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Study Start Date : July 1986
Primary Completion Date : December 2008
Study Completion Date : December 2008

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MedlinePlus related topics: Heart Diseases
U.S. FDA Resources

Primary Outcome Measures :
  1. Manifestations of the metabolic syndrome [ Time Frame: 6 weeks ]

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA
Urine and plasma samples and extracted DNA are retained

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Ages Eligible for Study:   22 Years to 45 Years   (Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Non-Probability Sample
Study Population
Healthy normal volunteers
We will recruit 500 probands (half African American and half Caucasian, half men and half women, and half scoring in the top and half in the bottom 20% on an established hostility scale), at least one sibling from each proband and as many parents as possible.

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00005314

Sponsors and Collaborators
Duke University
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Principal Investigator: Redford B Williams, M.D. Duke University


Responsible Party: Duke University Identifier: NCT00005314     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Pro00008338
P01HL036587 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
First Posted: May 26, 2000    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: March 13, 2015
Last Verified: February 2015

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases
Metabolic Syndrome X
Coronary Disease
Coronary Artery Disease
Insulin Resistance
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Myocardial Ischemia
Vascular Diseases
Arterial Occlusive Diseases