Clinical Trial 13136

Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

Study Summary:

Volunteers needed for Type II Diabetes research study

Coastal Carolina Research Center is seeking volunteers for a medical research study evaluating the safety and effectiveness of an investigational oral medication for Type II diabetes. Volunteers who are currently taking metformin for diabetes may qualify.

As you know type II diabetes is a growing public health concern in the United States and it’s long-term effects increases the risks for heart attack and stroke. Currently there are approximately 24 million diabetics in the country and it’s expected that number will grown dramatically in the years to come.

This research study will be assessing the differences in blood sugars and hemoglobin A1C and will also evaluate any changes in body weight and blood pressure. Participants will remain on their current metformin medication throughout the study but may have the investigational medication added during the study.

To be considered for this research study, you must be:

  • 18 to 75 years of age
  • Have Type II diabetes
  • Have lab tests, including blood sugar and hemoglobin A1C, that meet the entry criteria.
If you are eligible and decide to participate, you will be asked to come to our office for up to 10 visits over approximately 16 weeks. Participation in this research study includes, at no cost:
  • Investigational study medication
  • Physical exams
  • Lab tests
  • ECG test
  • Dietary counseling
Qualified applicants will receive compensation up to $320 for time and travel. If volunteers elect to participate in a sub-study, which includes 24 hour urine collection and intensive glucose monitoring during this study, they may receive an additional $450.

Clinical trials are medical research studies designed to test the safety and/or effectiveness of new investigational drugs, devices, or treatments in humans. These studies are conducted worldwide for a range of conditions and illnesses. Learn more about clinical research and participating in a study at About Clinical Trials.