Clinical Trials Update: March 3, 2011

(HealthDay News) -- Here are the latest clinical trials, courtesy of ClinicalConnection.com:

Type 2 Diabetes

If you have diabetes and are aged 18 to 70, you may qualify for this study of new treatment options. Participants will receive study-related medication, physical and lab tests, and compensation for time and travel.

The research site is in Gurnee, IL.

More information

Please see http://www.clinicalconnection.com/clinical_trials/condition/diabetes.aspx.

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High Triglycerides

This study will evaluate a triglyceride treatment in combination with a diet and exercise regimen. You must have a history of high triglycerides, 500 or more, to qualify.

The research site is in Arlington, Texas.

More information

Please see http://www.clinicalconnection.com/clinical_trials/condition/high_cholesterol.aspx.

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Alzheimer's Disease (Ages 50-89)

This study will evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the investigational drug intravenous immune globulin (IVIg) to treat mild-to-moderate Alzheimer's disease.

The research site is in Madison, Wisc.

More information

Please see http://www.clinicalconnection.com/clinical_trials/condition/alzheimer's_disease.aspx.

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