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Genetics of Atherosclerosis in Mexican Americans

This study has been completed.
Information provided by:
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Identifier:
First received: May 25, 2000
Last updated: July 11, 2016
Last verified: July 2008
To identify individual genes that contribute to variation in susceptibility to coronary heart disease (CHD) in Mexican Americans. The program project grant supports the San Antonio Family Heart Study, the first comprehensive genetic epidemiological study of atherosclerosis and its correlates in Mexican Americans.

Cardiovascular Diseases
Coronary Disease
Diabetes Mellitus, Non-insulin Dependent
Diabetes Mellitus

Study Type: Observational

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

Study Start Date: September 1991
Study Completion Date: May 2008
Primary Completion Date: May 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
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Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 100 Years   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Genders Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
No eligibility criteria
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00005462

Sponsors and Collaborators
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
OverallOfficial: Jean MacCluer Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research
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Publications: Identifier: NCT00005462     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 4906  P01HL045522-14 
Study First Received: May 25, 2000
Last Updated: July 11, 2016
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Cardiovascular Diseases
Coronary Disease
Coronary Artery Disease
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases
Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Vascular Diseases
Myocardial Ischemia
Heart Diseases processed this record on October 21, 2016