Quick Reference – Visit Overview

Dallas Heart Study – 1

Visit 1 (n=6,101)

Informed Consent

 

Survey

Demographics, socioeconomic status, health beliefs, family history, medical history

Blood Pressure

Brachial Artery X 5

Weight

 

Visit 2 (n=3,557)

Informed Consent

 

Blood Pressure & Heart Rate

Brachial Artery X 5

Phlebotomy and Urine

Lipids, chemistry, other lab tests and storage

Visit 3 (n=3,072)

 

Informed Consent

 

Anthropometrics

Height, weight, waist and hip circumference

Blood Pressure

Brachial Artery X 5

EKG

 

MRI

Heart, aorta, abdomen, pelvis, liver spectroscopy, blood pressure

EBCT

Coronary artery calcium

DEXA

Body fat, lean body mass

Medications

Prescription medications, vitamins, and supplements

Dallas Heart Study – 2

Clinic Visit (n=3401)

Informed Consent

 

Blood Pressure

Brachial Artery X 6

Anthropometrics

Height, weight, waist and hip circumference

Urine Sample Collection

Microalbumin, sodium, creatinine, potassium, storage

EKG

 

Phlebotomy

Lipids, chemistry, CBC, other lab tests and storage

Acoustic Cardiogram

 

Ankle-Brachial Pressure

 

Survey

Detailed family history, cardiovascular disease history, physical activity, depression scale, discrimination beliefs, and additional questions.

Medications

Prescription medications, vitamins and supplements

DEXA Scan

Body fat, lean body mass, hip, spine, and forearm bone density.

MDCT

Coronary artery calcium

MRI

Brain, liver spectroscopy, carotid, aorta, heart

Accelerometer Placement

Physical activity tracking for 7 days

MOCA

Cognitive screening exam

Treadmill

5-minute walk test