Loyola Seeking Participants for Race-based Stress Reduction Program

Friday, December 8, 2017 || By Community Editor || @maywoodnews 

The Marcella Niehoff School of Nursing at Loyola University Chicago is seeking African American women between 50 and 75 years old to participate in an eight-week Race-Based Stress Reduction and Resilience Program for African American Women.

Study requirements include:

  • African American female between the ages
    of 50 and 75
  • No history of heart attack or stroke
  • Have at least one risk factors for heart disease/stroke such as being overweight, having a high cholesterol, diabetes or high blood sugar, high blood pressure or having a family history of heart disease

Study Specifics include:

  • Agree to participate in an 8- week stress reduction class at Loyola University Medical Center. Classes will meet weekly for 2 hours in the evening.
  • Complete written questionnaires and have your blood drawn
  • Does not require medication use
  • Will not interfere or change your medical care
  • Strictly confidential

Participants may receive up to $195 for time and travel. To learn more about the study, please call Dr. Karen Saban at (708) 216-3603. VFP 

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