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Funded Project Details - FY2021




Project Number:

I01CX001636-01
Title: Dietary Prevention of Heart Failure in Hypertensive Metabolic Syndrome
Principal Investigator:

Scott L Hummel

Location: Ann Arbor, MI
Congressional District Code: 12
Research Service: Clinical Science R&D
Project Period: October 2017 - September 2022
FY 2021 Funding Amount: $166,806
Total Award Amount
(all years):
$904,158
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER
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Excerpt:

Patients with heart failure (HF) account for over 1,200,000 VA outpatient visits per year, and HF remains the most common cause for hospital admission in the VA. Approximately 1/3 of veterans with HF have `preserved' ejection fraction (HFpEF), or relatively normal contractile function of the heart; such patients suffer functional decline and poor quality of life, and half die within 5 years after diagnosis. Risk factors for developing HFpEF are more common in veterans than the general population...



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