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Enrolling Studies at Kannapolis

The PREVENTABLE Study aims to learn if taking a statin could help older adults live well for longer by preventing dementia, disability, or heart disease. A statin is a commonly used drug to lower cholesterol. 


Compensation provided for completed study activities.


Eligibility:

  • Age 75 or older

  • Not taking a statin

  • Do not have heart disease, dementia, or a significant disability that limits your basic everyday activities

For more information or to see if you qualify, contact transpop@duke.edu or (704) 273-5456. Learn more about the PREVENTABLE Study.

 

The PROMOTE Study is about Type 2 diabetes and will see whether a test product can improve insulin sensitivity.


Compensation offered.


Eligibility:

  • Between 18-70 years old

  • Diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes and under the care of a healthcare professional for its management

  • Not currently taking insulin or any diabetes medication other than metformin

For more information, email transpop@duke.edu or call 704-273-5456. Learn more about the PROMOTE study and see if you qualify.

The Transitions Low Back Pain study will look at how acute back pain may transition to chronic back pain. This study is enrolling participants in Kannapolis and Durham.


Compensation provided for completed study activities.


Eligibility:

  • Age 18 or older 

  • Experiencing sudden low back pain with no specific cause in the past four weeks


For more information, call the study coordinator at (919) 684-5241 or email transitions-study@duke.eduLearn more about the Transitions Study.

The Duke Research Volunteer Registry is for people who would like to join future research studies. We will securely store your information and contact you when we have a study you may be able to participate in.


Eligibility:

  • Age 18 or older

  • We need healthy people and people with medical conditions.


For more information, email transpop@duke.edu or call (704) 273-5456. Learn more or join the registry!

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For more information, email transpop@duke.edu or call 704-273-5456.