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BMC seeks cholesterol clinical study participants

By KTVZ.COM news sources
Published On: Feb 12 2014 01:16:48 PM CST
BEND, Ore. -

Bend Memorial Clinic is seeking people who have had a heart attack or stroke and have high cholesterol to participate in The Fourier Study, a clinical trial sponsored by a leading pharmaceutical company.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 71 million American adults (33.5%) have high LDL or “bad” cholesterol and only one out of every three adults with LDL cholesterol has the condition under control.

Fourier is a clinical research study to find out if an investigational medication may reduce the risk of future heart attacks, strokes, related to cardiovascular events and death in individuals with a prior history of these conditions. The study is investigating a different approach to reducing LDL cholesterol or “bad” cholesterol. 

Individuals may qualify if they are 40 to 85 years of age and have had a heart attack, stroke or peripheral artery disease.  Participants will receive study-required medical care and may receive study medication. Participants may also receive compensation for time and travel.

For more information, please call the BMC Research Department at 877.692.8338 or email research@bmctotalcare.com.

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