January 25, 2011

Overweight Adult Volunteers With Type 2 Diabetes Needed for Research Study

Overweight Adults with type 2 diabetes who are on oral diabetes medication are needed for a study to determine the effect of diet counseling with an FDA approved drug on weight loss and maintenance.

You may qualify if you:

• Are at least 18 years of age

• Were diagnosed with type 2 diabetes at least six months ago

• Take metformin alone, or metformin with other oral diabetes drugs

• Do not take insulin

Diet and physical activity advice, lab tests and study medications will be provided. Participants will be compensated for their time.

If you want more information, please call the Vanderbilt Diabetes Center at 936-5144 or e-mail M.A.Richardson@vanderbilt.edu.