Impact of dyslipidaemia on arterial structure and function in urban Indigenous Australians
Louise J Maple-Brown, Joan Cunningham, Robert E Barry, Loyla Leylsey, Michael F O'Rourke, David S Celermajer, Kerin O'Dea
Atherosclerosis | ELSEVIER IRELAND LTD | Published : 2009
The authors gratefully acknowledge the support of DRUID 4 study participants, study staff, members of the Indigenous Steering Group, and partner organisations. The DRUID Study was funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC Project Grant #236207), with additional support from the Australian Government Department of Employment and Workplace Relations, the Clive and Vera Ramaciotti Foundation. the Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation, the International Diabetes Institute (AusDiab Partnership), and Bayer HealthCare. The DRUID study is an in-kind project of the Cooperative Research Centre for Aboriginal Health. L.M.B. had a NHMRC Scholarship 2003-2005 and is supported by the Centre of Clinical Research Excellence in Clinical Science in Diabetes, University of Melbourne and in this study by Diabetes Australia Research Trust Grant, 2003. J.C. was supported by a NHMRC Career Development Award (#283310). Funding sources played no role in the Study design, in the collection, analysis and interpretation of the data, ill the writing of the manuscript, or in the decision to Submit the Manuscript for publication. The SphygmoCor equipment was loaned from NT Cardiac.