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Surgical Therapy And Medications Potentially Eradicate Diabetes Efficiently

The Cleveland Clinic Bariatric and Metabolic Institute and The Department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism are seeking volunteers to participate in a clinical research study focusing on subjects with Type 2 Diabetes and Obesity. Principal Investigators are Drs. Philip Schauer, Sangeeta Kashyap and Deepak Bhatt.

The STAMPEDE trial is a randomized study that will compare the effectiveness of advanced medical therapy alone versus bariatric surgery and therapy combined, for the treatment of Type 2 Diabetes during a 5 year study period.

To be eligible for participation in the STAMPEDE trial:

- 20-60 years old
- Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
- Blood test showing elevated sugar levels
- Mild to Moderate obesity based on weight and height

For more information on participation in this research study:

Please contact the Cleveland Clinic Bariatric and Metabolic Institute (216)445-3983.

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