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Welcome to Let's Talk About It.  In this special section we will feature the question/topic of the month and provide an opportunity for an interactive exchange that will help find some answers and possible solutions to concerns. If you wish to participate, just follow the link provided at the end of the question/topic and add your comments and thoughts.

Question/Topic for Aug/Sept 2010

Have you or your loved one participated in a clinical trial? If so describe your experience. If not what were your concerns?

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Date: 03/07/2012
Time: 05:19 PM


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Date: 09/01/2011
Time: 09:29 AM


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Name: Cecelia Sullivan
Location: Oakdale, CT
Date: 09/28/2010
Time: 12:05 PM


May 2000 my 58 year old husband was diagnosed with early onset Alzheimer's. He decided to participate in clinical trials conducted by Yale's Alzheimer's Disease Research Unit/ Cognitive Disorders Center staff in New Haven, CT. His reason for participation: "nothing happens without research". At his request, after his passing at age 65 his brain was autopsied to provide researchers additional information. Dr. Christopher van Dyck, Geriatric Psychiatrist reviewed the report with my daughter-in-law (a nurse) and me. The slides of plaques and tangles confirmed the Alzheimer's diagnosis. I am in a control group longitudinal clinical trial conducted by staff at Albany Medical Center's Neuroscience Institute in Albany, NY. Researchers need clinical trial participants to advance development of products and protocols to enhance quality-of-life care.

Name: Carol Anderson
Location: St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada
Date: 09/01/2010
Time: 07:13 AM


I have participated in several clinical trials (Phase 1 through 3) for psoriasis medications and found the experience enlightening. I was always very well informed about possible side effects, long-term effects, etc. The staff was well informed, helpful and caring. All study medications, lab work, x-rays, etc. were paid for by the drug company. Although my condition didn't respond to any of the medications, I would not hesitate to participate again.



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