The SPRINT Memory and cognition IN Decreased hypertension (SPRINT-MIND)

Long Study Name: The SPRINT Memory and cognition IN Decreased hypertension (SPRINT-MIND) 

Study Type: cardiovascular

Study Purpose: This study will test whether the lower systolic blood pressure goal influences the rate of incident dementia and mild cognitive impairment, global and domain-specific cognitive function, and small vessel ischemic disease.

Study Design: This study will test whether a treatment program aimed at reducing systolic blood pressure (SBP) to a lower goal than currently recommended will reduce cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk.

Study Qualifications

  • Must be in the main SPRINT study
  • 2800 participants will be randomly selected to receive additional cognitive assessments
  • 640 participants will be randomly selected to participate in the MRI substudy

Study Duration

  • Up to 5 years

Study Contact

 If you are interested in the SPRINT study, visit  www.sprinttrial.org  

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