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

This study has been completed.
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
Information provided by (Responsible Party):
Arshed A. Quyyumi, Emory University Identifier:
First received: January 10, 2005
Last updated: September 12, 2014
Last verified: September 2014
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.

Cardiovascular Diseases Heart Diseases Obesity Metabolic Syndrome X

Study Type: Observational
Study Design: Observational Model: Ecologic or Community
Time Perspective: Cross-Sectional
Official Title: Partnership Programs to Reduce Cardiovascular Disparities - Morehouse-Emory Partnership

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Further study details as provided by Arshed A. Quyyumi, Emory University:

Enrollment: 4024
Study Start Date: September 2004
Study Completion Date: December 2009
Primary Completion Date: December 2009 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)
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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
  • African-American or White residents of the metro Atlanta area
  • aged 30-78 years
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00101517

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)
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 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 )
Study First Received: January 10, 2005
Last Updated: September 12, 2014

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Cardiovascular Diseases
Heart Diseases
Metabolic Syndrome X
Insulin Resistance
Glucose Metabolism Disorders
Metabolic Diseases processed this record on September 21, 2017