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Would you like to participate in one of our clinical research studies? Call 855-788-3918 to see if you are eligible! We are currently recruiting participants for studies on rheumatoid arthritis and the impact of dietary cholesterol.

Rheumatoid Arthritis Study

Could a diet change help your rheumatoid arthritis? We are running a study to analyze whether changes to your diet can improve or reduce pain. Qualified participants with rheumatoid arthritis will receive at no cost, study-related:

  • Weekly nutrition classes
  • 1-on-1 consultation with a Registered Dietitian
  • Assessment with a Rheumatologist
  • Blood test and lab work
  • Opportunity to receive microbiome analysis
  • Guided support to change your eating habits

Dietary Cholesterol Study

We are looking for vegan volunteers to join a research study on how foods affect cholesterol levels. Food industry studies, especially those conducted by the egg industry, often assert that foods do not significantly impact cholesterol levels. Because vegan diets normally contain no cholesterol, we aim to test cholesterol levels by assessing the dietary impact of adding cholesterol to a plant-based diet. Benefits include:

  • Study-related dietary assessment and cholesterol testing
  • Advance nutrition science
  • Learn how your body responds to dietary cholesterol


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Telemedicine - Barnard Medical Center

The Barnard Medical Center is now offering telemedicine appointments, allowing patients to consult with caregivers online through their computers or phones. Available to residents of California, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. Call our office at 202-527-7500 or create a new patient account to book your first telehealth appointment.