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Uppsala Longitudinal Study of Adult Men

Uppsala Longitudinal Study of Adult Men

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The Uppsala Longitudinal Study of Adult Men is an ongoing longitudinal, epidemiologic study aiming at identifying risk factors for cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes in middle-aged men.  
Start Year
1970
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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Prof. Vilmantas Giedraitis
    Uppsala University

Design

Study design
Population cohort
Follow Up
The men were investigated at the ages of 50, 60, 70, 77, 82 88 and 93 years.

Marker Paper

Hedstrand H. A study of middle-aged men with particular reference to risk factors for cardiovascular disease. Ups J Med Sci Suppl. 1975;19:1-61.

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Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
2,322
Number of participants with biosamples

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
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