Sex Differences in Vascular Markers of Stroke Risk "SAVVY"


Phase N/A Results N/A

Eligibility Criteria

Inclusion Criteria

One or more cardiovascular risk factors
- non-insulin dependent diabetes
- hypertension
- hyperlipidemia
- metabolic syndrome, (NCEP ATPIII criteria)
- tobacco smoking

Exclusion Criteria

- history of prior stroke (ischemic or hemorrhagic)
- known carotid stenosis
- peripheral vascular disease
- coronary heart disease
- venous thromboembolism
- polycystic ovarian syndrome,
- morbid obesity (BMI > 45 kg/m2)
- women using hormone therapy (hormone replacement, contraceptive pills or patches)