Type 2 Diabetes Studies

Updated JUNE 18, 2019

GRADE:

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

Janssen:

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.

Qualified Participants:

  • 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
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