August 7, 2018 at 10:29 pm #7526Keith TaylorKeymaster
Clinical Gout & Kidney Trial near Chicago, IL
Clinical Investigation Specialists, CIS Research, in Gurnee IL near Chicago, IL is conducting a Clinical Trial involving Kidney Disease and Gout
The EXPLORE study will observe the safety and effectiveness of using the medication lesinurad in combination with a xanthine oxidase inhibitor (XOI), as opposed to using an XOI alone, to lower uric acid levels in the blood of adult patients with gout and kidney problems.
Stipend: Contact Research Site Directly for Stipend
Length of Study: 104 weeks
Research Facility: Out-Patient
Age: 18 – 85
Washout Period: 30 days from Completion Date to Screening
Health Condition: Nephropathy, Kidney Disease, Gout (Hyperuricemia), Kidney Failure, Renal Failure
More Information: You may be eligible to participate in this study if you meet all of the following criteria:
• You are between ages 18-85
• You have been diagnosed with gout and have problems with your kidney function
You may not be able to join the EXPLORE study if you meet these criteria:
• You have had unstable angina
• You have uncontrolled high blood pressure
• You are a solid organ transplant recipient
Other Clinical Trials for Gout Sufferers
I will add more USA clinical trials for gout sufferers here. So if you here of ones that I’ve missed, please post them. But start a new topic for trials in other countries.
August 22, 2018 at 11:26 am #7674Keith TaylorKeymaster
Diet Gout Trial in Baltimore
The DIET GOUT (DiGO) Trial is a research program conducted by Johns Hopkins University, Harvard Medical School, and the Rheumatology Research Foundation to find out if a healthy diet can lower uric acid, a risk factor for gout.
You can MAKE A DIFFERENCE by participating in the Diet Gout (DiGo) Trial to help doctors, nutritionists, and patients suffering from gout understand more about foods that lower gout risk.
Gout Sufferers who can participate in DiGo
To Participate in the Diet Gout (DiGo) Trial, you or a loved one must:
> Be at least 18 years old
> Have been told you had or have gout by a health professional
> Not be taking medications to lower uric acid (allopurinol, febuxostat, probenecid)
> Be able to travel to the ProHealth Research Clinic in Baltimore.
For more details see https://www.digotrial.org/
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