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Improving Cardiovascular Treatment Approaches Among Minorities

The recruitment status of this study is unknown. The completion date has passed and the status has not been verified in more than two years.
Verified April 2009 by National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI).
Recruitment status was:  Active, not recruiting
Information provided by:
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Identifier:
First received: January 10, 2005
Last updated: April 10, 2009
Last verified: April 2009
The purpose of this study is to improve cardiovascular disease (CVD) outcomes in racial and ethnic minorities. Specifically, the study will aim to improve provider and patient approaches to treatment of hypertension and diabetes, respectively.

Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases
Diabetes Mellitus

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Case Control
Official Title: Partnership Programs to Reduce Cardiovascular Disparities - Baltimore Partnership

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

Estimated Enrollment: 800
Study Start Date: September 2004
Estimated Study Completion Date: August 2009
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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
The study groups will be selected from primary and family health clinics, community, and patients of physicians participating in the study.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Uncontrolled hypertension or diabetes

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Medical condition that would prevent treatment for hypertension at the University of Maryland
  • Medical condition that would prevent treatment for diabetes at Bon Secours
  • Uninsured
  Contacts and Locations
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00101478

United States, Maryland
University of Maryland Baltimore
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21201
Bon Secours Hospital
Baltimore, Maryland, United States, 21223
Sponsors and Collaborators
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Principal Investigator: Elijah Saunders, MD University of Maryland
Principal Investigator: Reed Winston, MD Bon Secours Hospital Baltimore
Principal Investigator: Fadia T. Shaya, PhD, MPH Universitiy of Maryland Baltimore
Principal Investigator: Wallace R. Johnson, MD Bon Secours Hospital Baltimore
  More Information

Responsible Party: Elijah Saunders, MD, University of Maryland School of Medicine Identifier: NCT00101478     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1283
U01HL079151 ( US NIH Grant/Contract Award Number )
Study First Received: January 10, 2005
Last Updated: April 10, 2009

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Diabetes Mellitus
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Endocrine System Diseases processed this record on March 28, 2017