Weight Loss Medication Study

Now Open in Vestal

Over 650 million people globally struggle with obesity. Obesity is associated with an increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes (T2D), hypertension, cardiovascular (CV) disease, obstructive sleep apnea, urinary incontinence, several types of cancers, and many other medical conditions. Losing weight with lifestyle changes can be difficult to maintain long-term, and weight-loss surgeries can come with major risks.

Meridian is now enrolling for a study that is evaluating if a new investigational medication can help with weight loss in conjunction with lifestyle changes.

Eligible participants…

  • Must be age 18 or older
  • Must have either a BMI of 27-29.9 kg/m2 with the presence of at least one weight-related comorbidity (such as hypertension, dyslipidemia, obstructive sleep apnea, or cardiovascular disease) OR have a BMI of 30 or higher without any weight-related comorbidity
  • Must NOT be diagnosed with diabetes

You can join this study (if you meet all eligibility criteria) regardless of whether you do or do not have insurance. Eligible participants may receive compensation for study-related time.

For more information, complete the form on this page. After you submit your information, a Meridian enrollment specialist will call you to talk about the study. There is no obligation to join — you can decide if the study is right for you.

You can also talk to a Meridian enrollment specialist about this study by calling (912) 623-2240.

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Study Locations

New York

  • Vestal: Meridian Clinical Research, 4100 Vestal Rd., Suite LL-100, Vestal, NY 13850

Founded in 1999 in Omaha, NE, Meridian studies the safety and effectiveness of new medicines, devices, and treatments. Its mission is to enrich lives by providing quality, compassionate care to patients and unparalleled clinical research services. Clinical studies help scientists develop life-changing medicines, but it starts with you — participation makes it all possible. For more than 20 years, thousands of patients have trusted Meridian because of our focus on creating a positive patient experience.