Cardiovascular disease and obesity
To evaluate if treatment with a new medication reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease in overweight or obese patients
To be considered for the study you must meet the following criteria:
- 45 years of age or older
- Body mass index (BMI) ≥ 27 kg/m2
- Have cardiovascular disease eg. prior heart attack or stroke
- Cannot be diabetic
Study Details Your participation in this study would be for approximately four years.
There will be approximately 25 visits over this time period. During these visits you will be asked about your health and medications and have a physical examination, blood test and ECG.
You will be reimbursed for travel and study expenses.