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American Diabetes Association Supported Research in San Antonio is Now Accepting Volunteers to Participate in Study March 15, 2010

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American Diabetes Association Research Efforts 

The ADA supports research aimed at preventing, treating, and curing diabetes. Our Research Funding program is designed to complement the National Institutes of Health (NIH) diabetes research program by supporting new investigators and new research ideas. With support from ADA, investigators are often able to prove that their ideas are solid enough to get more substantial funding from the United States federal government. The ADA supports three researchers at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. 

Liver Screenings for African Americans in San Antonio, TX: Study supported by the American Diabetes Association

Kenneth Cusi, MD of the UTHSCSA-Diabetes Division is currently seeking qualified volunteers to participate in a study.  If you are are African American, overweight, and diabetic or have a family history of diabetes you may have a condition called Fatty Liver.  This may cause or worsen diabetes and harm your liver.  All qualified volunteers will receive study-related exams and blood tests at no cost, and compensation for your time. 

For more information about participating in this study please call (210) 567-6715.

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