Partnership Programs to Reduce Ethnic Differences in the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease (META-HEALTH)
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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 DiseasesHeart DiseasesObesityMetabolic Syndrome X
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Ages Eligible for Study:
30 Years to 78 Years (Adult, Senior)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
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