Health Behaviors Among Hispanic and Somali Adults at Risk for Cardiovascular Disease


About this study

The purpose of this study is to conduct a social network analysis to identify peer interventionists and to assess existing social structures that contribute to obesity-related health behaviors among Somali and Hispanic immigrants. 

Participation eligibility

Participant eligibility includes age, gender, type and stage of disease, and previous treatments or health concerns. Guidelines differ from study to study, and identify who can or cannot participate. There is no guarantee that every individual who qualifies and wants to participate in a trial will be enrolled. Contact the study team to discuss study eligibility and potential participation.

Inclusion Criteria:

  • Hispanic and Somali adults living in Rochester, MN

Participating Mayo Clinic locations

Study statuses change often. Please contact the study team for the most up-to-date information regarding possible participation.

Mayo Clinic Location Status Contact

Rochester, Minn.

Mayo Clinic principal investigator

Mark Wieland, M.D.

Closed for enrollment

Contact information:

Margaret Breen-Lyles


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