Research study looking for participants with, or at high risk for, cardiovascular disease (CVD). This study is being carried out to see if a new investigational drug called bempedoic acid provides cardiovascular benefits and decreases the risks of future cardiac events when taken by patients who are not able to take a type of medication called statins. The study may require up to 15 visits to the clinic over a period of five years.
Research study looking for participants with high triglycerides and either cardiovascular disease or risk factors for cardiovascular disease (e.g.history of heart attack, stroke, stent placement or diabetes type 1 or 2.) This study is being carried out to see if a new investigational drug called Epanova® when added to current treatment for high cholesterol, stroke, and death from heart disease, when compared with placebo (inactive pill having no effect). Medications, all study visits, blood work and study procedures are free of charge.