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Diabetes and Heart Disease

Study #1
The EXSCEL Study
Purpose

The purpose of this study is to see if the study medication (weekly injection of Byetta), along with your other medications lowers your risk of heart disease.
Eligibility
To be eligible you need to have type 2 diabetes with a HbA1c between 6.5% and 10%. The study medication and all testing will be provided at no cost.
Reimbursement
Yes. You will be reimbursed $35 for each completed visit.

Study #2
Takeda GRAND Study
Purpose

The purpose of this study is to see if the study medication (along with your other medications lowers your risk of heart disease.
Eligibility
To be eligible you need to have type 2 diabetes with a HbA1c between 7.0% and 10.5% AND a history of a heart attack, stroke or documented peripheral artery disease within the past 2 years. The study medication and all testing will be provided at no cost. Reimbursement
You will be reimbursed $100 for the first visit and $50 for each of the following completed visit.

Primary Care Research at Memorial Hospital

Heart Disease

Study #1
ODYSSEY
Purpose

The purpose of this study is to see if the study medication along with your other medications lowers your risk of having another heart attack.
Eligibility
To be eligible you need to have had a heart attack within the past 3 months and be on either Lipitor or Crestor for cholesterol. The study medication and all testing will be provided at no cost.
Reimbursement
You will be reimbursed $100 for each completed visit.

Study #2
CANTOS
Purpose

The purpose of this study is to see if the study medication along with your other medications lowers your risk of having another heart attack.
Eligibility
To be eligible you need to have had a heart attack in the past and have an elevated marker of inflammation called C-reactive protein. We can determine if you are eligible by a blood test. The study medication and all testing will be provided at no cost.
Reimbursement
You will be reimbursed $50 for each completed visit.

Study #3
CIRT Trial
Purpose

The purpose of this study is to see if the study medication (low dose methotrexate) along with your other medications lowers your risk of having another heart attack.
Eligibility
To be eligible you need to have had a heart attack in the past 5 years. The study medication and all testing will be provided at no cost.
Reimbursement
You will be reimbursed $50 for each completed visit.

Study #4
FOURIER
Purpose

The purpose of this study is to see if the study medication along with your other medications lowers your risk of having another heart attack.
Eligibility
To be eligible you need to have had a heart attack, stroke or peripheral artery disease and be on a medication for cholesterol.  
Reimbursement
The study medication and all testing will be provided at no cost. You will be reimbursed $45 for each completed visit.

Peripheral Artery Disease

Study #1
EUCLID
Purpose

The purpose of this study is to see if the study medication along with your other medications lowers your risk of heart disease.
Eligibility
To be eligible you need to have poor circulation in your legs evidenced by pain when walking and an abnormal ultrasound.
Reimbursement
The study medication and all testing will be provided at no cost. You will be reimbursed $50 for each completed visit.

C.Difficile Infection

Study
C-DIFFENSE study
Purpose

The purpose of this study is to see if the study medication along with your other medications lowers your risk of heart disease.
Eligibility
To be eligible you need to be at least 50 years old and have been hospitalized twice in the past year. You may also qualify if you are scheduled for a surgery in the next 2 months.
Reimbursement
The study medication and all testing will be provided at no cost. You will be reimbursed $50 for each completed visit.

Memory

Study
ASPREE study
Purpose

The purpose of this study is to see if the study medication (low dose aspirin) lowers your risk of getting memory problems and improves quality of life.
Eligibility
To be eligible you need to be at least 75 years old. You may also qualify if you are at least 65 years old and are a minority.
Reimbursement
The study medication and all testing will be provided at no cost. You will be reimbursed $25 for each completed visit.

Atrial Fibrillation

Study
GLORIA AF Registry
Purpose

The purpose of this registry is to create a database of people recently diagnosed with the irregular heart rhythm atrial fibrillation.
Eligibility
To be eligible you need to have been diagnosed with atrial fibrillation within the past 3 months.
Reimbursement
You will be reimbursed $25 for each completed visit.