ENROLL IN THE SAHELI STUDY!

You may be eligible if you are between the ages of 18-65 with two or more clinical heart disease risk factors.

Risk factors include: Hypertension, high cholesterol, pre-diabetes or diabetes, and overweight/obese.

Additional criteria includes living within a 22 mile radius of the Chicagoland area as well as the ability to understand Hindi, Urdu, or English.

Intern with us

Are you a student looking to make a difference? 
There's no better way to make an impact than to become an active advocate yourself. Apply now to help make an impact! Please send your resume and cover letter to sahelistudy@northwestern.edu


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Are you at risk for heart disease?  Complete a simple lifestyle quiz to find out.


The program had me reduce oil, salt and sugar in my diet. I started walking from my home to work as a routine exercise. It helped me reduce my weight and also reduced my husband’s blood pressure.
— Manjula, SAHELI Study participant
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