Men and Women aged 50 to 85
The purpose of the study is 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)
- Weight gain or loss of more than 15 lbs within 6 months prior to enrollment
|Length of Study:
||2 to 6 weeks
||# of Visits:
||1 screening. 5 visits for studies 2, 3, or 4. 4 visits for study 5. 6 visits for study 6.
||6 to 7 hours visits, no overnight stays
||Screening visit: $15. Study 2, 3, and 4: could earn up to a total of $490 if you qualify and complete the study. Study 5: could earn up to a total of $380 if you qualify and complete the study. Study 6: could earn up to a total of $780 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 about this study, please call Volunteer Services at 1-800-738-7555 or complete our Study Inquiry Form.
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