Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Dietary Prevention of Heart Failure in Hypertensive Metabolic Syndrome|
Scott L Hummel
||Ann Arbor, MI
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||Clinical Science R&D
|| October 2017 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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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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