Health2006 - an Observational Study of Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes, Asthma and Allergy

This study has been completed.
Steno Diabetes Center
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Allan Linneberg, Glostrup University Hospital, Copenhagen Identifier:
First received: April 19, 2006
Last updated: October 2, 2012
Last verified: October 2012

The aim is to assess the population prevalence of risk factors for different chronic diseases such as cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis, asthma, and allergy. Risk factors include genetic and serologic biomarkers, questionnaire data on health and lifestyle. There are many hypotheses under study for each research field.

Cardiovascular Disease
Type 2 Diabetes

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Cohort
Time Perspective: Prospective
Official Title: Health2006 - an Observational Population-based Study of Cardiovascular Disease, Type 2 Diabetes, Asthma and Allergy

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Further study details as provided by Glostrup University Hospital, Copenhagen:

Biospecimen Retention:   Samples With DNA

Extracted DNA, urine, serum

Enrollment: 3471
Study Start Date: June 2006
Study Completion Date: June 2008
Detailed Description:

A population-based random sample of persons living in Copenhagen is drawn from the Danish Civil Registration System and invited for a health examination including blood sample drawing, measurement of lung function, serologic and genetic biomarkers, questionnaires on lifestyle and health. The study will form the basis for research within many different areas such as cardiovascular disease, type 2 diabetes, asthma, and allergy.


Ages Eligible for Study:   18 Years to 69 Years
Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   Yes
Sampling Method:   Probability Sample
Study Population

Random sample of citizens living in 11 municipalities in Copenhagen. Age 18-69 years.


Inclusion Criteria:

  • Persons living in 11 municipalities in Copenhagen

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Pregnancy
  • Non-Danish citizenship
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00316667

Research Centre for Prevention and Health
Copenhagen, Glostrup, Denmark, DK-2600
Sponsors and Collaborators
Glostrup University Hospital, Copenhagen
Steno Diabetes Center
Principal Investigator: Allan Linneberg, MD, PhD Glostrup University Hospital, Copenhagen
  More Information

No publications provided

Responsible Party: Allan Linneberg, Research Manager, Glostrup University Hospital, Copenhagen Identifier: NCT00316667     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: KA20060011
Study First Received: April 19, 2006
Last Updated: October 2, 2012
Health Authority: Denmark: Ethics Committee

Keywords provided by Glostrup University Hospital, Copenhagen:
risk factors

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cardiovascular Diseases
Diabetes Mellitus, Type 2
Bronchial Diseases
Diabetes Mellitus
Endocrine System Diseases
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Hypersensitivity, Immediate
Immune System Diseases
Lung Diseases
Lung Diseases, Obstructive
Metabolic Diseases
Respiratory Hypersensitivity
Respiratory Tract Diseases processed this record on October 06, 2015