Type 2 Diabetes Research Studies •
Research Study About Type 2 Diabetes and Sleep Disturbances. Researchers think that a diabetes medication may improve sleep disturbances, which are very common in patients with type 2 diabetes. If you are 16 years or older and have type 2 diabetes, you may be eligible to participate. To learn more please call 773.795.0141.
SIROCO Clinical Trial. It is common for patients to suffer from more than one condition that makes them more likely to have heart (cardiovascular) disease. Some of the conditions include high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity or dyslipidemia (an unhealthy level of fats or lipids in the bloodstream). Because patients often suffer from more than one of these conditions at the same time, doctors think that these conditions may have similar root causes. If you would like to learn more about participating in this study, please contact Linda Fondren at 773.702.7941 or Rolanda J. Flynn at 773.834.4059.
EFFORT Clinical Trial. This study investigates whether a drug shown to lower the risk of heart failure is also effective in reducing the stiffness of the arteries. This will be compared to another drug that also lowers blood pressure. It is thought that reducing stiffness of arteries may provide an additional benefit in reducing risk of death. Participants will have their blood pressure checked by a machine that measures how fast blood moves through an artery using a microphone-type device that is placed on your skin. Additionally, a microphone-type device will be placed just above the heart to assess the pressure in your aorta (the main artery that comes our of your heart to provide blood to your body). If you are over age 50, have type 2 diabetes and are not being treated with insulin, you may be eligible to participate. If you would like to learn more about participating in this study, please contact Linda Fondren at 773.702.7941 or Rolanda J. Flynn at 773.834.4059.
The University of Chicago Medicine Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism