The Manitoba Follow-up Study, now in its 71st year, is Canada's largest and longest running investigation of cardiovascular disease. Housed at the University of Manitoba since its inception on July 1, 1948, MFUS has followed a cohort of 3,983 healthy young men with annual contact and routine medical examinations amassing a database with which to study the natural history of cardiovascular disease.

MFUS is ongoing - on July 1, 2018, from among the original cohort of 3,983 men, 3,846 had a confirmed date of death. Of the other 137 men, we've heard from 76% over the past two years.

While analysis of electrocardiographic abnormalities, blood pressure patterns and heart disease continue, parallel analyses are also investigating issues concerning relationships between successful aging, functioning, and health.

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