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ACCORDION

Official Title

ACCORDION (the ACCORD Follow-up Study)

Status

Ongoing

Overview

To elucidate and clarify the long-term effects of the ACCORD treatment strategies and provide additional data on the long-term relationships among various cardiovascular and diabetic risk factors.

Study Design

Prospective, observational follow-up

Primary Endpoint

The primary endpoint for ACCORDION is the composite outcome of death from cardiovascular causes, nonfatal myocardial infarction, or nonfatal stroke.

Number of Patients

6209

Number of Sites

72

Number of Countries

2

Study Period

2011–2014

Principal Investigator

Hertzel Gerstein

Program Manager

Jackie Bosch

Research Coordinator

Stephanie Hall