Do you have type 2 diabetes and/or hypertension and would benefit from losing weight? If so, you might qualify to participate in the MERIT trial.
Brad Thaemert, MD, FACS, and Kim McCoy, RN, CBM, are facilitating a new weight loss research study: Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty (ESG) and the MERIT Trial (Multi-Center ESG Randomized Intervention Trial).
Basic criteria include:
• BMI (body mass index) of 30–40
• Ages 21–65
• Type 2 diabetes and take at least 1 medication for diabetes that is NOT insulin
• Hypertension and take at least 1 medication for high blood pressure
• Lives in or around Sioux Falls (if around Sioux Falls, must be willing to frequently travel)
*Note: You must have either type 2 diabetes or hypertension
to participate; it is not required that you have both.
A free seminar to learn about a new research study in weight loss, using a non-surgical procedure: Endoscopic Sleeve Gastroplasty.
Registration is required to attend the seminar.
This event is held at:
810 E. 23rd Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57105