Insulin Resistance Atherosclerosis Study (IRAS)

This study has been completed.
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National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) Identifier:
First received: May 25, 2000
Last updated: April 13, 2009
Last verified: April 2009
To conduct a multicenter study of the relationship between insulin resistance and cardiovascular disease (CVD) and its risk factors in a tri-ethnic (African-American, Hispanic, and non-Hispanic white) population aged 40 to 69 years at baseline. Also, to identify the genetic determinants of insulin resistance and visceral adiposity.

Cardiovascular Diseases
Diabetes Mellitus
Heart Diseases
Insulin Resistance

Study Type: Observational

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

Study Start Date: September 1991
Study Completion Date: December 2008
Primary Completion Date: December 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
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Genders Eligible for Study:   Both
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
No eligibility criteria
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00005135

Sponsors and Collaborators
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
OverallOfficial: Richard Bergman University of Southern California
OverallOfficial: Donald Bowden Wake Forest University
OverallOfficial: Michael Bryer-Ash University of California, Los Angeles
OverallOfficial: Steven Haffner University of Texas
OverallOfficial: Jill Norris University of Colorado, Denver
OverallOfficial: Marian Rewers University of Colorado Health Science Center
OverallOfficial: Mohammed Saad University of Southern California
OverallOfficial: Joseph Selby Kaiser Foundation Research Institute
OverallOfficial: Lynne Wagenknecht Wake Forest University
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Publications: Identifier: NCT00005135     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 1005 
Study First Received: May 25, 2000
Last Updated: April 13, 2009
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cardiovascular Diseases
Insulin Resistance
Arterial Occlusive Diseases
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases
Vascular Diseases processed this record on May 30, 2016