In August 2015 the ANGI project reached a milestone in its collection, when a total of 2 500 individuals had completed the study. These 2 500 individuals have been recruited through the national quality register for eating disorders – Riksät. The 2 500 persons have, after completing a follow-up in the form of a web survey, been asked whether they want to participate in ANGI by handing in a blood test.
If the respondent accepted this, as a sampling kit was sent out and then the respondent handed the blood sample in to a hospital / health centre. Overall, out of about 3 700 individuals who were asked to participate , 2 500 have completed. Their blood samples are now safely stored at the Karolinska Institutet Biobank.
By: Anders Juréus