Center for the Study of Vascular Disease in Hispanic and Native Americans
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This is a working registry of a longitudinal cohort of Hispanics, Native Americans, and non-Hispanic whites (as controls) for tracking of vascular disease endpoints. Blood samples collected for ongoing pilot projects as well as specimen banking. Pilot studies are observational and involve risk measures for stroke, atherosclerosis, and vascular inflammatory responses. Questionnaires on demographics, risk factors, and vascular disease history are performed. No interventions proposed as yet.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
Hispanics and Native Americans are oversampled, but non-Hispanic whites will be included for comparison purposes. No other exclusion criteria.