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Research volunteer opportunities - type 2

The Dairy Study

The purpose of this study is to compare the effects of low fat and full fat dairy products on blood sugar control in people with type 2 diabetes.

The study involves:

· 3 visits to Joslin Diabetes Center over 24 weeks
· 5 follow-up phone calls
· Blood tests and body fat measurements
· Meeting with a dietitian
· Keeping a food log
Monetary compensation, parking validation and reimbursement for dairy product purchases will be provided for eligible study participants.


• Patients with type 2 diabetes
• Ages 18 to 75
• A1C is greater than or equal to 7%.

Contact: Padraig Carolan at (617) 309-4145 or

(CHS# 2016-04)

Page last updated: October 28, 2016