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Funded Project Details - FY2021

Project Number:

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):
Abstract: View full abstract and other project information on NIH RePORTER


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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