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The objective of the study is to find out if K-877 (also called pemafibrate), the study drug, compared to placebo (treatment which looks like the medicine but contains no active pemafibrate), lowers cardiovascular complications in adults with type-2 diabetes.  Those complications may be a heart attack or a stroke.

Principal Investigator(s)
Richard Zelman, MD

Clinical Trial Categories

  • Cardiovascular Disease with Diabetes
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Coronary Disease
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How to Participate

Speak to your primary care physician/cardiologist or to our experienced research nurse:  Kelcie Brown, RN at 508-778-5900.


  • Heart & Vascular Institute