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The University of Alabama at Birmingham, Department of Nutrition Sciences, is conducting a 78-week research study to evaluate the effectiveness of an investigational drug to treat diabetes. In this trial, you will receive either once-weekly Icodec injections or once daily Lantus injections. To qualify, you must be 18 years old or older and have type 2 diabetes. Qualified participants will receive study drug, EKGs, eye exams, and Physical Exams. There is no charge for participation. Compensation for time and travel may also be available. For more information, and to see if you might be eligible to join, please call (205) 975-8217 or email mcr90@uab.edu.

We are looking for adults with type 2 diabetes for a research study to see if eating large amounts of whole fruit can improve your blood sugar and reduce your need for diabetes medications. You may be eligible if you are 20-65 years old, overweight (BMI 27-45), diagnosed with type 2 diabetes within the last 6 years, and are not taking insulin. Participants will be provided with meals for 12 weeks, a high-speed Vita-Mix blender, and $1,375 for completing the study. Since this study is time-intensive, we are seeking only highly motivated and dedicated participants. If you are interested, please complete the brief electronic form at http://bit.ly/fruit_study. For more information, please contact Cody Hanick at chanick@uab.edu or (205) 484-5633.

You may qualify to participate in an international research study to evaluate the safety and tolerability of an investigational drug for patients with type 2 diabetes and kidney disease. Are you at least 18 years old? Do you have type 2 diabetes mellitus and a clinical diagnosis of kidney disease? Eligible study participants will receive study medications, blood pressure checks, physical exams, laboratory tests and ECG at no cost. Participants will  be reimbursed for time and travel. For more information, call the UAB Hypertension Program at 934-9281 or e-mail ccc-hlnresearch@mail.ad.uab.edu.