Genetics of Cerebrovascular Disease and Cognitive Impairment in the Diabetes Heart Study (DHS Mind)

Short Study Name (acronym):  DHS Mind

Long Name:  Genetics of Cerebrovascular Disease and Cognitive Impairment in the Diabetes Heart Study

Investigators (list PI first):
Donald Bowden, PhD


Co-Investigators:
Jeff Williamson, MD

Joseph Maldjian, MD

Funding Agency
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke

Funding Dates:
3/1/2008 - 1/31/2012

Research questions or aims:

Try to find out if diabetes, memory, thinking and changes in brain structure are influenced by inheritance (traits passed down in families). That is, do genes affect diabetes, memory, thinking and changes in brain structure?

Target population:
Male and female ages
34-86 with type 2 Diabetes

Target # to enroll:
1200

Target Dates of enrollment:
July 2008 – July 2012

Types of assessments and questionnaires:
Medical History, Demographics, height, weight, Vital Signs,  Concomitant Medications, food frequency questionnaire, exercise habits form, cognitive test battery,  Rey AVLT, 3MSE, DSST, STROOP, COWA, BSI Anxiety and CESD 10.

Other data collected:
Biomarkers

Coordinator Contact Info:
Carrie Smith
Email:  
suscsmit@wakehealth.edu 
Phone: 336-713-7531

 

     

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