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High Cholesterol in Adults with Cardiovascular Risk

Medical Condition

Cardiovascular Risk

Facility/Clinic

PMG Research of Rocky Mount

Age

Male: 50 – 79; Female: 55 – 79

Gender

Male/Female

Description

Those with high cholesterol are at risk of experiencing cardiac events. A research study is evaluating an FDA-approved medication used to lower LDL (bad cholesterol) that, when added to standard lipid-lowering therapy, may reduce risk of cardiac events.

This research study may be an option if you: 
Have high LDL levels despite being on a statin medication or have documented statin intolerance
Have a history of at least ONE of the following:
- Stent placement or bypass surgery
- Transient ischemic attack (TIA or mini-stroke) or narrowing of the arteries 
- Peripheral artery disease (PAD)
- Diabetes
Do not have a history of stroke or heart attack 

Other criteria apply.  Please make sure to discuss with a member of our research staff to ensure this study is a good fit for you.

Qualified participants will receive all study-related care and study medication at no cost.

Enrollment

Open

Patient Commitment Duration

Approximately 4 years

Patient Compensation

Financial compensation may be provided for time and travel expenses.  

Number of visits in study

Approximately 15 clinic visits

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