CONTACT: LINDSAY RUNYAN
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 335-9585; fax (319) 384-4638
Release: Feb. 11, 2002
UI researchers seeking men and women for blood pressure and diabetes study
Men and women, ages 30 to 80, who have type 2 diabetes and high blood pressure
are invited to take part in a study being conducted at the University of Iowa
College of Public Health.
The study will evaluate the effects of two approved blood pressure medications
on blood sugar control. Participants will be asked to make 12 or more visits
to the Lipid Research Clinic over the course of seven to 10 months with most
visits one to four weeks apart. Qualified participants will receive a physical
exam, ECG, blood work evaluation, chest x-ray and medication for high blood
pressure. Compensation will be provided.
For more information, call the UI Lipid Research Clinic at (319) 384-5048
or toll free at (800) 887-6917.