The SAHARA Study, conducted by Population Health Research Institute

Welcome to the SAHARA Study Website

Did you know that people of South Asian origin have a higher risk for heart disease and diabetes? Find out if you are at risk

Does the following describe you?

  • Have your own email account
  • Use cellphone texting
  • Of South Asian ancestry
  • ≥ 30 years old
  • No previous heart attack, bypass surgery or stroke

You may be eligible to participate in a study in which you will receive: 

  • Personal Heart Risk assessment
  • Genetic Risk assessment
  • Interactive multimedia messaging to improve your risk factor profile (if assigned)

Click here to learn more about the study and how you may participate

Complete an Online Questionnaire to receive your Risk Score: 
If you want to know your personal risk for heart disease without participating in the full study, please click here
and take a few minutes to answer some simple questions.

Upcoming Visits! - Click here to view upcoming summer visits.

NEW - Personal Exercise Log form! Follow the link to choose an exercise log that will help you stay fit.

NEW - Personal Dietary Log form! Follow the link to choose a dietary log that will help you eat healthy.

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