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The objective of the START study is to better understand why South Asian people (originating from India, Pakistan, Sr Lanka and Bangladesh) have an increased risk for developing diabetes and heart disease.

In this study, we will be studying the genetic (related to heredity) and environmental (related to the place one lives in) risk factors of obesity, diabetes and heart disease among South Asian people.

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Study Type

Observational

Study Design

Prospective birth cohort

NO. of Countries

2

NO. of Sites

3

NO. of Participants

1012

Study Period

2011-2015

Sponsor

PHRI

VIDEO: Overview of the START Study

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