Effect of Meal Replacement Shakes on Blood Sugar Control in Adults with Type 2 Diabetes


​The purpose of this study is to determine the effect of meal replacement shakes on blood sugar control in people who have type 2 diabetes and are overweight. Participants will be randomized to either continue with their normal diet or to replace breakfast and a daily snack with nutritional shakes.

This study involves:

  • 3 visits to Joslin Diabetes Center over 14 days
  • Wearing a continuous glucose monitor
  • Keeping a daily tracking log
  • 1 follow-up phone call (approximately 10 minutes)

Monetary compensation and parking validation will be provided for eligible study participants, in addition to meal replacement shakes.

Recruitment: This study is not currently recruiting.

This study is no longer recruiting participants.


Principal Investigator: Dr. Osama Hamdy