The Impact of a Race-Based Stress Reduction Intervention on Well-Being, Inflammation, and DNA Methylation in African American Women at Risk for Cardiometabolic Disease
RiSE Study - Race-Based Stress Reduction and Resilience Program for African-American Women
Sponsor: NIH National Institute on Aging
Enrolling: Female Patients Only
IRB Number: AAAU5626
U.S. Govt. ID: NCT05902741
Contact: Morgan Morrison: 347-978-2871 /
Additional Study Information: Race-Based Stress Reduction and Resilience Program for African-American Women. Join this important research study to examine the effectiveness of an eight-week stress reduction program for older African-American women. To learn more contact 347-978-2871 or Study Requirements: African-American female between 50-75 years old, no history of heart attack or stroke. Have at least one risk factor for heart disease such as being overweight, having high cholesterol, diabetes, or high blood pressure, and/or taking medication for high blood pressure. Post-menopausal (no period for at least 12 months) Study Specifics: agreeing to participate in an eight-week online stress reduction class. Classes will meet weekly for 2 hours in the evening. Complete surveys and provide saliva samples at four in-person visits. Does not require medication use, will not interfere with or change your medical care, confidential. Participants may receive up to $500 for their time.
Jacquelyn Taylor, PhD, MSN, BSN
Do You Qualify?
Are you a female between 50 and 75 years old? Yes No
Are you post-menopausal (without menstrual period for at least 12 consecutive months)? Yes No
Do you identify as African American/Black? Yes No
Are you able to write, read, and speak English? Yes No
You may be eligible for this study

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For more information, please contact:
Morgan Morrison