Published June 2003
The UC Medical Center and Veteran's Affairs Medical
Center are participating in a research study to test three
complementary medical treatment strategies to reduce cardiovascular
disease in people with type-2 diabetes.
The study, called Action to Control Cardiovascular Risk
in Diabetes (ACCORD), is currently the largest national type-2 diabetes
Persons with type-2 diabetes and either high blood
pressure or high cholesterol that are 55 years of age or older, or 40
years of age and have had a heart attack, stroke or blood vessel
blockage, are needed for the study. All eligible participants will
receive diabetes medication, follow-up and either blood pressure or
cholesterol medications at no cost.
To Schedule an appointment contact Belinda Carter at firstname.lastname@example.org or (513) 861-3100 ext. 4431.