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Pennington Biomedical will pay those who participate in study on potential weight loss medication

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

LSU’s Pennington Biomedical Research Center is conducting a study for a potential weight loss medication and will pay those who participate.

According to a news release, the SLM research study will assess the effectiveness of a combination study drug, when combined with metformin, for weight management purposes.

To be eligible for the study you must:

•           Be 18 to 65 years of age

•           Have a BMI between 30-45 calculate your BMI

•           Not have type 1 or type 2 diabetes

•           Not be pregnant

Those who are chosen and complete the study will be compensated with $800 at the end of the study.

To see if you qualify for this study, you can fill out the online screening form, or call 225-763-3000 or e-mail clinicaltrials@pbrc.edu.

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