Study for Overweight Individuals with Type 2 Diabetes

What we are studying

The purpose of this research study is to look at the impact of a meal replacement product on blood sugar control and other aspects of health during weight loss in men and women who are overweight and have diabetes. This study will help us understand the impact that the meal replacement product has on diabetes, specifically what it does to long-term blood sugar levels. We will also look at other health measures that may be impacted by losing weight.

Who we are studying

  • Men and Women
  • Races:
    • White
    • African American
    • Asian
    • American Indian or Alaska Native
    • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
    • Other
  • All Ethnicities
  • Ages 21+

Eligibility Criteria

  • Diagnosed with type 2 diabetes
  • Overweight and obese individuals with a body mass index between 25 and 40

What is involved

  • Group A will take part in a weight-loss program using the meal replacement.
  • Group B will receive a group-based weight-loss program.
  • The study will last approximately 1 year.


You will be paid $25 at the completion of your baseline, 6 month, and 12 month follow-up visit. You will not receive payment at the shorter follow-up visits at months 2, 4, 8, and 10.

Contact Information

Study Coordinator
Dee Lanning

Disclaimer: The information on this website is for general informational purposes only and SHOULD NOT be relied upon as a substitute for sound professional medical advice, evaluation or care from your physician or other qualified health care provider.