Should patients be more involved in the design of clinical trials?

More and more processes in health care are oriented to be patient-centered. Every day there are more initiatives that aim to increase patient participation taking their goals, preferences, and values into account. The patient empowerment and advocacy necessary for the best health care outcomes has reached a field previously considered limited to healthcare professionals and… Continue reading Should patients be more involved in the design of clinical trials?

Zach’s Thoughts on Parkinson’s Awareness Month

by Zachary Gobst CEO at Leapcure At this moment there are 163 Phase 1-3 Parkinson’s Disease clinical trials (with 100+ active in the US). There’s an encouraging amount of research funded, bolstered by advocacy groups like the Parkinson’s Foundation who has invested more than $368 million in Parkinson’s disease research and clinical care in the… Continue reading Zach’s Thoughts on Parkinson’s Awareness Month

American Diabetes Association- Diabetes Alert Day®

On this American Diabetes Association Diabetes Alert Day® we would like to take the opportunity to acknowledge those who live with diabetes. Diabetes can have a multitude of effects on the body and can require diligence and awareness to keep the potential differing manifestations in check.  One result of diabetes mellitus some may not be… Continue reading American Diabetes Association- Diabetes Alert Day®