Our Research : Perceptions and Clinical Assessment of Cardiometabolic Disease/Syndrome after SCI

Perceptions and Clinical Assessment of Cardiometabolic Disease/Syndrome after SCI

Principal Investigator: Mark Nash, PhD

Abstract:
The purpose of this study is to determine if individuals with SCI are overweight, have diabetes, have blood pressure that is too high or have blood fat that are outside acceptable ranges.

Inclusion Criteria:

1. Candidates will be men or women, 18 years of age or older.
2. Candidates must be enrolled within two month of discharge from initial rehabilitation post-injury
3. Candidates must have a SCI at the C5 or lower level
4. Candidates must primarily use a wheelchair for daily mobility.

If you are interested please contact Luisa Betancourt, MD at 305-243-6320