Clinical Trial 13138

Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

Study Summary:

Do you have Type 2 diabetes and also have a history of a heart attack, chest pains, bypass surgery, stroke, PAD or other cardiac events? Volunteer for a long-term diabetes research study.

Coastal Carolina Research Center is seeking volunteers for a medical research study evaluating an investigational oral medication for Type II diabetes. Volunteers will be asked to remain on their current diabetes medication and “may” have the study drug added to their current regimen.

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. For those persons who already have a history of heart attack, stroke or other risk factors, it is very important they manage their diabetes appropriately.

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

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Have Type II diabetes
  • Have lab tests, including blood sugar and hemoglobin A1C, that meet the entry criteria.
  • Have a history of heart attack, chest pains, bypass surgery, stroke, PAD or other medical conditions that are considered cardiac risks.
Qualified participants will be asked to visit out office 10 times in the first year of the study. After the first year they will be asked to come for a study visit every 14 weeks for approximately 3-4 years. Volunteers will also receive approximately $1370 or more for their time and travel expenses.

Participation in this research study includes, at no cost:
  • Investigational study medication
  • Physical exams
  • Lab tests
  • ECG test
  • Glucometers with test strips
  • Dietary counseling

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.