Updated MARCH 5, 2021
HAVE YOU HAD DIABETES FOR LESS THAN 5 YEARS?
IS METFORMIN THE ONLY DIABETES MEDICATION YOU ARE TAKING?
If so, you may be able to participate in a clinical research study that is trying to find
the best combination treatment for type 2 diabetes.
The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, part of the
National Institute of Health, in collaboration with 37 medical clinics, including the
VA San Diego, are conducting this GRADE study (The Glycemia Reduction Approaches
in Diabetes: A Comparative Effectiveness Study). GRADE is a clinical trial designed
for people living with diabetes. The goal of the study is to find the best combination
drug treatment for diabetes.
If you join GRADE, you will:
- Come to the VA San Diego for four diabetes medical visits each year
- Receive diabetes treatment, medicines and supplies at no cost to you
- Receive physical exams and lab tests at no cost to you
For more information please contact: (858) 552-8585 Ext: 6740 or Ext: 6449
You can also go to the following Web site: GRADE
Sunder Mudaliar, MD and his associates are conducting a study to further
evaluate the effects of the FDA approved drug canagliflozin (Invokana™)
that is used to treat diabetes.
- Male or female (Veteran or Non-Veteran)
- Between the ages of 25-70
- Diagnosed withType 2 Diabetes and taking Metformin alone
or Metformin with a DPP4 Inhibitor (i.e. Saxagliptin, Linagliptin or Sitagliptin)
Up to $3,500.00 in compensation will be provided to volunteers who qualify.
CONTACT: 858-552-8585 x6740
Mention the JANSSEN study in your message.