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Are you 19 years or older? Are you being treated with lifestyle changes or treated with one or more oral diabetes medications ?

The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Nutrition Sciences, in collaboration with Novo Nordisk, is conducting a 78 week research study to look into how well semaglutide once weekly medicine works in participants with obesity and type 2 diabetes

Qualified participants will receive study drug free of charge and may be compensated for time and travel. For more information, and to see if you might be eligible to join, please contact (205) 996-4015 or email at
Clinical Study for Patients with Dry Eye Associated with Sjögren’s Disease. If you are an adult with Dry Eye Disease associated with Sjögren’s, you may be eligible to take part in a clinical research study being conducted by Sylentis S.A.U. The purpose is to compare the study eye drop to placebo (eyedrop without medication) in treating the signs and symptoms of Dry Eye associated with Sjögren’s.

You may be eligible to take part in the SYL1001_V Study if:
• You are 18 years or older
• You have a diagnosis of Sjögren’s
• Other entry criteria apply and your eligibility will be determined by
the study staff

If you decide to take part in the study, your participation could last approximately 3.5 months and consist of 5 to 6 visits to the study center. You will be reimbursed for each completed visit.
Are you a caregiver? Do you know someone that is a caregiver? Would you like to earn $20? If so, the Caring for Adults with Difficulties Study (CFAD) needs you! This study examines stressors of caregivers to aging adults, their social support networks, caregiving demands, and personal experiences. To be eligible, you must care for a family member or friend at least 5 hours per week. You must also complete a 45 minute survey online or over the phone. Please contact us by phone (205-975-9452) or email ( We look forward to your participation asa we are still recruiting participants!

Attend the annual wreath-laying, donate to a blanket and clothing drive, read stories from UAB veterans and leave a message of thanks.

Help complete the 2022 Habitat House, built for Eddie Mae Hopkins in Ensley, just in time for Thanksgiving celebrations. Sign up for a volunteer slot on BlazerPulse.

Receive compensation and Free 20-Week Exercise Program.

Eligible enrolled participants will receive:
- Supervised exercise training at no cost
- Blood pressure medication at no cost
- Convenient parking at no cost
- Compensation for time

If you are interested, please call 205-996-3005 and mention The ACES Study or apply here -
The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Family and Community Medicine, is conducting a 12-month research study to test the effectiveness of a diabetes management intervention. If you have type 2 diabetes, are 18 years or older, and self-identify as Black or African American, you may be eligible to participate. Participants will be compensated up to $300 for completing the study.

For more information, please contact us at: 205-224-2567, or, or fill out this pre-screening form and we will get in touch with you:
We are looking for individuals to participate in a study that looks at the relationship between endorphins in plasma and human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) associated chronic pain. To participate in this study we are looking for people with or without HIV between the ages of 19 and 64 years old, free from serious medical conditions, and able to come to two testing sessions one week apart. Participants will receive up to $200 for completing the study. You may not be eligible to participate if you have significant health problems, are pregnant, or are taking certain medications. Please email,, or call 205-934-6609. Leave a short message with your name, number and mention that you are interested in the Chronic Widespread Pain in HIV study.
Help us find out by joining our study at UAB. You may be eligible to participate in the PRECISION-BP research study about the effects of Sacubitril/Valsartan or Valsartan on your body’s 24-hour rhythm of a hormone in your blood called natriuretic peptides. This hormone and the study medications are related to the heart. Eligible participants must have a BMI: 30-45 kg/m2), have high blood pressure, and have no history of heart or kidney problems. The study involves wearing a blood pressure monitor for 24 hours, 24-hour inpatient visits at UAB hospital, taking medications, and collecting blood and urine samples. Meals will be provided at no cost. Participants will be compensated $575 for completing the study visits. Please e-mail Nehal at or call us at 205-934-7173 if you are interested

Throughout Wellness Week Oct. 17-21, employees and students from across UAB and UAB Medicine shared dozens of photos and videos that represent what wellness means to them. 

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