2347: Glycemic Index - Variability Among Individuals
Men and women, aged 18 to 85
To determine whether people have different blood sugar responses to the same food.
- Renal or Liver disease
- Untreated hypertension
- Irritable bowel syndrome
- Smoking within the past 6 months
- Pregnancy or breastfeeding
- Alcohol consumption of more than 7 drinks per week
- Established CVD (myocardial infarction, stroke, heart failure, coronary artery bypass, graft, stenosis greater than 50%, peripheral arterial disease) and
- Weight gain or loss of more than 15 lbs within 6 months prior to enrollment
|Length of Study:
||3 to 6 weeks
||# of Visits:
||1 screening and 6 study visits
||6 to 7 hour visits, no over night stays
||$15 for screening visit, and can earn up to $600 if you qualify and complete the study.
||Can I work?
||Not on study days
- Length of study
Total length of the study including resident stays and nonresident visits.
This does not mean you will be testing the entire time.
The length of time volunteers are required to stay overnight at the HNRCA. Residents have their own private room, bathroom, television, VCR, and phone during their stay.
The amount of reimbursement for travel and inconvenience.
- Number of visits
Total number of nonresident visits.
- Study diet
Indicates meals which will be provided by the HNRCA
- Can I work?
Indicates if you will be able to work and if so, when.
For more information please complete our Study Inquiry Form or call Volunteer Services at (800) 738-7555 and a Recruiter will return your call as soon as possible.
We appreciate your interest in our program and we hope to work with you in the future.
The Recruitment Office
Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University