Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study - Visits Component


The purpose of the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities (ARIC) Study - ARIC Generation 2 research study is to evaluate the link between glucose and heart problems in adults with type 2 diabetes. Heart problems can be common in people with type 2 diabetes. We are interested in measuring your blood sugar (glucose) using a continuous glucose monitor and monitoring your heart rhythm at the same time.

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Male or Female
18 years and over
This study is NOT accepting healthy volunteers
Inclusion Criteria:

• Have a diagnosis of Type II Diabetes
• Age 50-80 years old
• Be willing to wear a continuous glucose monitor and heart rhythm monitor for two weeks
• Fluent English speaker
Exclusion Criteria:

• Pacemaker
• Allergy to adhesive tape
• Planning to move away from the Minneapolis area in the next four years
• Live in nursing home/long-term care facility
• diagnosed with dementia or unable to consent for self

Diabetes & Endocrine, Heart & Vascular

aging, cognition, heart disease, Type 2 Diabetes, ARIC

Kathryn Hiolski -
Pamela Lutsey