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Open Trials

Listed below are several medical trials that are open or will be opening soon. Some programs provide payment for your time if you qualify to partake. Read through the information to see if there is a program of interest to you.  Please call Terrie @ 760-341-9777 for more information or click on the Referral Form link to print out a form that can be submitted to the office to help determine if you qualify.  All programs are completely free to you.

For Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rituxan and new TNF inhibitors

These are approved immune therapies for rheumatoid arthritis.

New Protein therapies   These natural proteins of the body suppress inflammation with no serious stomach, liver, or kidney side effects.

For Diabetes

New incretins like Byetta

These control sugar and decrease appetite.

For Asthma

 

 

 

Reslizumab, Tralokinumab and Lebrikizumab

 

New Symbicort device

New non-steroid treatments for moderate to severe asthma.

 

Addressing an entirely new delivery device for asthma treatment. Medication is already FDA approved.

For Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

 

 

 

Fluticasone Furoate/Vilanterol inhalation powder

A next generation bronchodilator (taken only once a day) and inhaled controller combination medication for treatment of COPD, and hopefully to also lower heart disease risk in patients with heart risk factors (including hypertension, high cholesterol, diabetes, heart problems, etc.) 

For Scleroderma (progressive systemic sclerosis) with possible lung involvement

Pomalidomide

A new class of immunomodulatory agents to treat lung disease in scleroderma.

Call for more information: 760-341-9777 or 760-341-6800.  The co-directors for Advances in Medicine are Doctors Gary and Maria Greenwald.  The organization promotes treatment of chronic diseases.

Trouble Breathing?

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) affects people who have been diagnosed with Emphysema or Chronic Bronchitis or experience the following symptoms:

  • Shortness of breath

  • Chronic cough

  • Wheezing

If you are affected by any of these diseases or symptoms, you may qualify to participate in a research study of an investigational drug for the treatment of COPD.

To qualify for this study you must:

  • Be 40 to 80 years of age

  • Smoked 1 pack of cigarettes per day for at least 10 years

Qualified participants will receive:

  • Respiratory evaluation and instruction

  • Study-related medical care

  • Study medication

Referral Form

To learn more about this program call 760-341-9777

Osteoporosis

Do you believe in quality of life?
How do you see your future?
Osteoporosis - the “Silent Thief” is usually without symptoms.

 Low bone density can result in painful fractures of the spine, hip and wrist. Broken bones may cause pain, deformity and sometimes even death.

We are looking for women between the ages of 65 and 85, who are not currently taking any medication that may affect bone density.

Qualifying applicants will receive free bone density testing at our clinic. The most accurate way to test your bone density is by having a DEXA (dual energy x-ray absorptiometry). This is a quick and painless procedure using a small amount of x-ray to evaluate your current bone health status.

If you think you might be interested, please telephone our clinic so that we can help answer your questions.

Call 760-341-6800 for more information.

 

Referral Form
"F" is for FAT
  • Number of people with diabetes is way up
  • Get evaluated with a registered dietician
  • Community grants make this FREE!

Call 760-341-6800

Osteoarthritis Patients Needed
For a Clinical Trial
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Do you have osteoarthritis of the knee or hip?

If so, and you are at least 40 years old, you may qualify for a medical research study to test a medication to treat osteoarthritis.  Benefits of being in the study include medication, study related physician visits and lab work.

To submit a referral form go to:
Referral Form

 

Postmenopausal Women Needed for Hormone Replacement Therapy Program

Postmenopausal for 12 months or more.

Free Trial Benefits:

  • Physical exam
  • Mammogram
  • Pap Smear
  • EKG
  • Bone Density Analysis
  • Study Related Medications
  • Lab Tests
Desert Medical Advances
Call for more info 760-341-6800
Referral Form
Does Asthma have you in it grips?

Men and women at least 15 years of age who have suffered from persistent asthma for at least 6 months are needed to participate in a clinical research study involving an investigational use of marketed drugs.

Contact Cheryl at 760-341-9777.

Referral Form

 

ACUTE GOUT PATIENTS NEEDED FOR A CLINICAL TRIAL

Do you have gout?

If so, and you are at least 18 years old, you may qualify for a medical research study to test an investigational medication to treat gout.

Benefits include:

  • Study medication

  • Study related physician visits

  • Lab work

For more information please call 760-341-6800.
Referral Form