In conjunction with the Moko Foundation’s new Waharoa Ki Te Toi research centre, the University of Auckland is looking at how genes unique to Māori and Pacific people affect the way we use and store energy and how this might link to cardiovascular disease and type-2 diabetes.
Testing will involve you coming in fasted (i.e. no food or drink from 9pm the night before) to the Grafton Campus of the University of Auckland (85 Park Road, for a 5 hour visit) or Kaitaia hospital (2.5 hour visit). The following tests will be completed:
Thank you for your interest in participating the study called “the metabolic effects of the CREBRF variant.” To ensure you meet our eligibility criteria, please complete the information below and submit the form. Someone will be in touch with you within 48 hours to take the next steps.