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COPD is third leading cause of death in U.S.

What is COPD? Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is an umbrella term used to describe progressive lung diseases including emphysema, chronic bronchitis, refractory (non-reversible) asthma, and some forms of bronchiectasis. The disease is characterized by increasing breathlessness. Emphysema and chronic bronchitis are the two most common conditions that contribute to COPD, says the Mayo Clinic….

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New Bern Internal Medicine Specialists offers COPD Clinical Trial

CCHC New Bern Internal Medicine Specialists is pleased to offer a new clinical trial for COPD. If you are a current or former smoker living with COPD, which includes chronic bronchitis and emphysema, you may qualify for this clinical research study. To participate, you must: > have a history of heart disease or stroke OR…

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Clinical Trials available at CCHC New Bern Internal Medicine Specialists

CCHC New Bern Internal Medicine Specialists is pleased to offer a variety of clinical trials. Following is a list of currently available Clinical Trials: COPD, emphysema, chronic bronchitis Diabetes Uncontrolled hypertension and diabetes in African Americans Lupus (observational study) Heart Failure (observational study) Patients interested in a Clinical Trial can call 252-639-5984 or 252-639-2480 for…

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