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Summary

Summary & frequency of types of clinic visit data collected

Annually:

  • Medical & personal history
  • Prescription medication use
  • Electrocardiograms
  • Cognitive & Physical function
  • Depression (CESD score)
  • Weight

Frequently (almost annually):

  • Time to walk 15 feet
  • Blood pressure
  • Total cholesterol
  • Over the counter medications (annually from 1993-94)
  • Benton Visual Retention (beginning in 1993-94)

Repeated Measures (2-3 times):

  • Phlebotomy
  • Echocardiography
  • Carotid ultrasound
  • Ankle Arm Index
  • Cranial MRI
  • Pulmonary Function
  • Dietary assessment

Single Measures:

  • Bioelectric impedance
  • Abdominal aortic ultrasound
  • Sleep & asthma questionnaire
  • 6 minute walk, oximetry
  • Urinary albumin
  • Retinal photography
  • Endothelial function
  • Audiometry
  • Vibration / Tuning Fork

Data collected in participants subgroups.

  • DXA scan
  • Holter monitor
  • Dementia status
  • Thyroid function
  • Caregiver screening
  • Genetic markers and other blood lab measures

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