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P1072a ABC Clinical Trials GTG

2 Recipe for Healthy Living 1 Ounce of prevention (much better tha n a pou nd of cure) 5 Servings of fruits a nd vegetables each day 8 Glasses of water per day 1/2 Dozen good friends (relatives are okay, too) 30 Minutes of physical activity 3 times per week 4 Cups of la ughter (no substitutions) 1 Mustard seed of faith 2 Tablespoons of patience (add more if you have children) Recipe for Healthy Living............................... 2 Clinical Trials and People of Color.................. 3 What are clinical trials?................................... 4 Who can participate in clinical trials?............ 4 Should I participate in a clinical trial?............ 4 How are people who participate in clinical trials protected?.................................. 5 What is informed consent?............................ 5 Will participating in a clinical trial benefit or harm me?.................................................... 5 How do clinical trials work?........................... 5 What else should I know about how clinical trials work?......................................... 6 How are clinical trials conducted?................. 6 What can I expect from participating in a clinical trial?.................................................. 6 What if no standard treatment is available to compare to the new treatment?............... 7 What happens if the new treatment appears to be harming me?........................... 7 What questions should I ask if my doctor recommends a clinical trial for me?............... 8 You Can Make a Difference!.......................... 9 Would you like more information about research on cardiovascular and related diseases? ......................................................... 9 Learning Check................................................ 9 Our Mission................................................... 10 Guiding Your Way Throughout this Guide, use these interactive features to add to your learning experience: Open PDF. Download or print pages that help you manage your health. To use this tool, install the free Adobe Acrobat Reader (http://get.adobe.com/reader/). Audio. Listen to the audio version of the pages you are viewing. To use this, make sure you have the most recent free copy of Adobe Flash Player (http://get.adobe.com/flashplayer/). Play. Play videos and animations by pressing the play button. Highlighted Text. Click on any highlighted text (in red) and you will see a definition of that word. Learning Checks. Check what you have learned throughout this Guide. Help. Click the help button on the Menu Bar to get help using this Guide. Aa


P1072a ABC Clinical Trials GTG
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