Study Uncovers Critical Findings on Cardiovascular Disease

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The Kaiser Permanente Division of Research in Oakland is one of four CARDIA study sites.

Thirty years ago, some 1,400 Kaiser Permanente members in Oakland began taking part in a study that has led to important findings on health disparities and the prevention of cardiovascular disease. Many of the original participants are now returning for a ninth round of exams as part of the CARDIA study, funded by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. Watch a short video to learn more.

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  1. I believe the echocardiogram is an invaluable tool and feel it is under-utilized. I am so grateful to be a Kaiser Permanente staff member and patient! Keep up the good work.

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