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Strong Heart Study Analyses Obesity and Lipoproteins

This study has been completed.
Sponsor:
Information provided by:
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier:
NCT00005510
First received: May 25, 2000
Last updated: February 17, 2016
Last verified: November 2001
  Purpose
To examine the relationship of obesity and body fat distribution to lipoprotein concentrations in members of the Strong Heart Study.

Condition
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases
Atherosclerosis
Obesity

Study Type: Observational

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

Study Start Date: April 1998
Study Completion Date: March 1999
Detailed Description:

BACKGROUND:

The Strong Heart Study is a longitudinal cohort study of several American Indian groups in three participating centers. The overall aim of the main study is to determine the role of various risk factors in the development of cardiovascular disease in this native American population.

DESIGN NARRATIVE:

Data from the first and second clinical exams of the Strong Heart Study were analyzed to determine if body fat distribution as measured by waist-to-hip circumference was a better correlate of lipoproteins than was body mass index. In addition, change in body mass index (BMI) and waist-to-hip ratio (WHR) were correlated with change in lipoproteins.

The study completion date listed in this record was obtained from the "End Date" entered in the Protocol Registration and Results System (PRS) record.

  Eligibility

Ages Eligible for Study:   up to 100 Years   (Child, Adult, Senior)
Genders Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Criteria
No eligibility criteria
  Contacts and Locations
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  More Information

ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00005510     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 5028  R03HL060018 
Study First Received: May 25, 2000
Last Updated: February 17, 2016
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Obesity
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases
Atherosclerosis
Overnutrition
Nutrition Disorders
Overweight
Body Weight
Signs and Symptoms
Arteriosclerosis
Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Vascular Diseases

ClinicalTrials.gov processed this record on September 26, 2016