Clinical Trials

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Clinical Trials

Our involvement in research and Dr. Sloan’s involvement with the pharmaceutical industry allow us and you to participate in clinical trials that may offer you new treatments before they are widely available. Clinical trials provide important information that is essential to develop better treatments for diseases. Participating in a clinical trial is a personal decision, and it is important to talk to your physician and family members about it. Participants in clinical trials receive exceptional care and study medications throughout the study at no cost. To learn more about participating in a clinical trial, check the website of the National Institutes of Health.

Take a look at our ongoing clinical trials and check if you, a member of your family, or a friend would meet the inclusion criteria:

Diabetes

Children and Adolescents with Diabetes Type 1

A Prospective, Randomized, Double-Blind Comparison of LY900014 to Insulin Lispro with an Open-Label Postprandial LY900014 Treatment Group in Children and Adolescents with Type 1 Diabetes PRONTO-Peds

Inclusion criteria:

  • age: <= 1 and <18 years old
  • are > 16lbs at the time of screening
  • HbA1c value of > 7.0 and < 9.5%

Adults

Diabetes Type 2 and Chronic Kidney Disease EMPA-KIDNEY Trial Protocol. A multicentre international randomized parallel group double-blind placebo-controlled clinical trial of EMPAgliflozin once daily to assess cardio-renal outcomes in patients with chronic KIDNEY disease

Inclusion criteria:

  • Aged ≥18 years at Screening
  • Chronic kidney disease (CKD) at risk of kidney disease progression
  • A local investigator judges that the participant neither requires empagliflozin (or any other SGLT-2 or SGLT-1/2 inhibitor), nor that such treatment is definitely inappropriate

If you would like additional information about our clinical trials, please call us (936) 238-4095

Our Services

Endocrinology

We combine our expertise and desire to help patients become healthier to teach our patients about good nutrition and how it impacts their health.

Nephrology

A specialty of Dr. Sloan and his team, nephrology, is the diagnoses and treatment of diseases of the kidneys, including caring for patients who need dialysis.

Diabetes

Diabetes is a disease that occurs when the pancreas does not release insulin properly; insulin is the body’s key to open your cells and allow glucose to enter.

Nutrition & Metabolism

We combine our expertise and desire to help patients become healthier to teach our patients about good nutrition and how it impacts their health.

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