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Research volunteer opportunities - type 2

The Nutrition Path Study

Description: The purpose of this study is to compare the effects of three different models of medical nutrition therapy on blood sugar control over 16 weeks. Participants will be randomly assigned to one of three nutrition models:

A. Standard nutrition
B. Structured nutrition + meal replacements
C. Structured nutrition + meal replacements + dietitian support

The study involves:
• 3 visits to Joslin Diabetes Center over 16 weeks
• 2 follow-up phone calls
• Blood tests and body fat measurements
• Meeting with a dietitian
• Keeping a food log

Monetary compensation and parking validation provided for eligible study participants.

Recruitment: Patients with type 2 diabetes between the ages of 30 and 80 who are overweight and whose A1C is between 7 and 10%.

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

(CHS# 2014-40)

Page last updated: May 25, 2016