University of Minnesota

On Japanese Migrants in 1956

Year: 1989
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Pioneer and founder of CVD epidemiology at Minnesota’s Laboratory of Physiological Hygiene is interviewed by R. Shekelle.

Keys describes the 1956 field pilot study comparing diet and cholesterol levels in mainland Japanese with Japanese migrants to Honolulu and Los Angeles, which was a forerunner to the Seven Countries Study.

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