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Partnership Programs to Reduce Ethnic Differences in the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease (META-HEALTH)

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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00101517
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 11, 2005
Last Update Posted : September 16, 2014
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Study Description
Brief Summary:
The purpose of this study is to improve cardiovascular disease (CVD) outcomes in racial and ethnic minorities. Specifically, the study seeks to systematically characterize potential ethnic differences in obesity-related CVD by drawing upon the fields of psychology, physiology, biochemistry, nursing, and clinical medicine.

Condition or disease
Cardiovascular Diseases Heart Diseases Obesity Metabolic Syndrome X

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Study Design

Study Type : Observational
Actual Enrollment : 4024 participants
Observational Model: Ecologic or Community
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Partnership Programs to Reduce Cardiovascular Disparities - Morehouse-Emory Partnership
Study Start Date : September 2004
Primary Completion Date : December 2009
Study Completion Date : December 2009

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Eligibility Criteria

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Ages Eligible for Study:   30 Years to 78 Years   (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:   All
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population
African-American and white residents in the metro Atlanta area (Cobb, DeKalb, Fulton, Gwinnett counties) aged 30-78 years
Criteria
  • African-American or White residents of the metro Atlanta area
  • aged 30-78 years
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Locations
United States, Georgia
Morehouse School of Medicine
Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 30310
Emory University School
Atlanta, Georgia, United States, 30322
Sponsors and Collaborators
Emory University
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Investigators
Principal Investigator: Gary Gibbons Morehouse School of Medicine
Principal Investigator: Arshed Quyyumi Emory University
More Information

Responsible Party: Arshed A. Quyyumi, Principal Investigator, Emory University
ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00101517     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: IRB00024856a
U01HL079156 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
U01HL079214 ( U.S. NIH Grant/Contract )
1284 ( Other Identifier: Other )
First Posted: January 11, 2005    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: September 16, 2014
Last Verified: September 2014

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases
Metabolic Syndrome X
Insulin Resistance
Hyperinsulinism
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases