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Clinical Trials Update: May 11, 2005

Diabetes - Type 2 Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Chronic Pain

(HealthDay News) -- Here are the latest clinical trials, courtesy of CenterWatch:

Diabetes - Type 2

Is your blood sugar under control? This study will evaluate an investigational, oral medication for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. To qualify for this study, you must be between 18 and 75, newly diagnosed with type 2 diabetes, and have not yet received treatment. Or you should be unable to control your diabetes with diet and exercise alone for at least the past three months, or unable to control it with the use of certain oral anti-diabetic medications. Research site located in Tampa, Fla.

More Information

Please see http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat603.html.

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea comprises a collection of symptoms including altered bowel function (such as diarrhea and urgency) combined with abdominal pain/discomfort that is usually relieved with a bowel movement. To be eligible, you must be female between the ages of 18-65, have experienced abdominal pain/discomfort for any 12 weeks of the past year, have experienced diarrhea, and are willing to take an approved method of birth control (if required). Research sites located throughout the United States.

More Information

Please see http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat90.html.

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Chronic Pain

This study is to evaluate the safety, tolerability, and efficacy of an experimental pain-management drug for opioid-tolerant patients with chronic non-cancer pain. You may be eligible if you are between the ages of 18 and 80, have a functional disability as a result of a chronic pain condition, and are able to self administer the study drug. Research site located in Bethpage, NY.

More Information

Please see http://www.centerwatch.com/patient/studies/cat45.html.

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