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Do you have Type 2 Diabetes? Are you 18 years or older? Not currently taking Insulin ? Are you currently being treated with stable doses of daily or weekly GLP-1 receptor agonist, the treatment can be with or without any of the following anti-diabetic drugs with stable doses: Metformin, Sulfonylureasa , Meglitinides (glinides), DPP-4 inhibitors, Sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 inhibitors, Alpha-glucosidase-inhibitors, Thiazolidinediones The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Nutrition Sciences, in collaboration with Novo Nordisk, is conducting a 52 week research study comparing the efficacy and safety of once weekly IcoSema and once weekly semaglutide, 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 ccnrn@uab.edu.

You may be eligible to participate in a research study about the effects of Exercise and Metoprolol (a blood pressure pill) on a protein in your blood. This protein is related to heart disease. Eligible participants must be Healthy men and women, African American or Caucasians, and have no history of diabetes, heart problems, or kidney problems. The study involves performing the exercise, taking metoprolol, consuming prepared meals, and collecting blood samples. Participants will be compensated $350 for completing the study visits. Please e-mail Nehal at exercisebetastudy@uabmc.edu or call us at 205-934-7173 if you are interested.
DAY or NIGHT when is the right time to take blood pressure medication?? Help us to find out by joining our study. You may be eligible to participate in a 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 be obese (BMI: 30-45 kg/m2) men and women, have high blood pressure, and have no history of heart problems or kidney problems. The study involves wearing a blood pressure monitor for 24-hours, 24-hour inpatient visits, taking medications, and collecting blood and urine samples. Meals will be provided at no cost. Participants will be compensated $560 for completing the study visits. Please e-mail Nehal at PRECISION-BPSTUDY@uabmc.edu if you are interested.
Women 18 years and older who are currently experiencing any vaginal symptoms are invited to participate in a research study evaluation a new diagnostic test for bacterial vaginosis and vaginal yeast infection. Please call the UAB Sexual Health Research Clinic at 205-934-8166. Compensation will be provided.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements: • You are 18- to 35-years-old. • You are currently wearing glasses/contact lenses. • You know how to use soft contact lenses. • You have had an eye exam within the last 2 years This study includes four to six visits, which will happen over ten weeks. If eligible, you will be compensated $20 to $40/visit with a maximum of $140 for your participation in the study. If interested, please contact Keyur Savla at 205-212-0355 or ksavla@uab.edu for additional information.

Do you have Urinary Leakage? If you are eligible (women 65 years or older), you will take part in a 12-week hip muscle exercise program, individualized sessions taught by a licensed physical therapist specialized in hip strength. The program offers 12 private sessions, alternating in-person and phone visits (a “home program”) Compensation will be provided. For more information, please call 205.934.5498.

A clinical research study is now enrolling eligible adults. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness, safety, and tolerability of an investigational medication when it is used alone in people with TRD. You may be eligible to participate if you: • Are 18 years of age or older • Have been diagnosed with TRD • Have not adequately responded to at least 2 different antidepressant treatments If you are interested, additional eligibility criteria will be assessed by the study doctor or staff. The commitment for the study is about 24 weeks. Qualified patients may receive investigational study medication and some study-required medical care at no cost. For more information about this study, you may visit www.clinicaltrials.gov and search “54135419TRD4005” or contact Kristine at 205-975-8542 or kristinepike@uabmc.edu.

A clinical research study is now enrolling eligible adults between the ages of 18-74 years of age. The purpose of the study is to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of an investigational medicine in people who have depression with sleep problems. Must have been diagnosed with depression, Have taken antidepressants in the past that did not work well for you and currently taking an antidepressant medication but still having symptoms of depression. Having difficulty falling asleep, or or do not feel rested the next day. If you are interested additional eligibility criterial will be assessed by the study doctor or staff. Qualified patients may receive study-related medical care and investigational study medication at no cost. In addition, reimbursement for study-related travel may be provided. Please contact Dana Green 205 975-6426

Participants must be: • Ages 21 to 65 • Able to safely consume alcohol • In good physical and mental health Participant activities: Attend an initial 1-hour study appointment, and a second appointment lasting 1-11.5 hours. Incentives: $20 for Session 1. For Session 2, earn $20 per hour, between $20 and $200. Alcohol and Mood Study: trustlab@Uabmc.ed; 205-975-9943 / 205-977-8948

You may be eligible to participate in a 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 be obese (BMI: 30-45 kg/m2) men and women and have no history of diabetes, heart problems, or kidney problems. The study involves consuming prepared meals, wearing a blood pressure monitor for 24-hours, a 24-hour inpatient stay, and collecting blood and urine samples. The meals will be provided at no cost. Participants will be compensated $560 for completing the study visits. Please e-mail Nehal at PRECISION-BPSTUDY@uabmc.edu if you are interested.

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