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Recently presented: Clinicians and researchers work together on hypertension study

Thursday, June 23, 2011

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Division of Research investigators recently assisted physician Marc Jaffe, MD, with presentation of the results from an observational study he led with fellow clinician Joseph D. Young, MD. The study showed that Kaiser Permanente Northern California nearly doubled the rate of blood pressure control — among 600,000 members diagnosed with hypertension — from 44 percent in 2001 […]

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Health surveillance tool: Study’s first results say stroke rate down, with uptick among younger adults

Thursday, May 26, 2011

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The rate of ischemic stroke among 11 million people enrolled in 15 health plans across the country decreased 15 percent from 2000 to 2008 according to research results presented in March by Steve Sidney, MD, associate director for clinical research at the Division of Research at Kaiser Permanente Northern California. Sidney presented Cardiovascular Research Network […]

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Breaking the mold: CARDIA changes cardiovascular disease research

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

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Until the 1980s, all that was known about the leading cause of death among Americans — cardiovascular disease — had been learned by studying middle-aged white men. But a study begun in 1985 with participants ranging in age from 18 to 30 broke that mold.  The Coronary Artery Risk Development in Young Adults (CARDIA) study, […]

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CARDIA: Study guardian preserves his own health

Monday, January 24, 2011

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Nearly everyone involved in Kaiser Permanente’s CARDIA study has at some point heard from Steve Sidney, MD, the study’s principal investigator for the past 20 years and day-to-day project director for the five years before that. “They know who I am because they’ve gotten 50 million letters from me over the course of time,” he […]

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