Macronutrient Effects on Alzheimer's Disease, Hypertension, and Insulin Resistance

What we are studying

The purpose of this research study is to find out how adults with normal and abnormal insulin sensitivity and blood pressure respond to different diets. We will look at diets that are either high or low in saturated fats, glycemic index and salt. We are studying how these two types of diets can affect memory, blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol.

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 45 - 65

Eligibility Criteria

  • Not taking medications for diabetes; cholesterol or blood pressure
  • Post-Menopausal for at least 1 year (women only)

What is involved

  • 10 clinic visits

Compensation

Participants will be paid up to $340 for completing all scheduled study visits

Contact Information

Study Coordinator
Patricia Wittmer
Email
pwittmer@wakehealth.edu
Phone
713-8243
Principal Investigator
Suzanne Craft, PhD

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