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Purpose
To evaluate bone strength in adults with type 2 diabetes

Target Population
Men and women age 55 years and older with type 2 diabetes for no more than 5 years

Major Exclusions
• insulin treatment (metformin is okay)
• osteoporosis treatment

Length of Study
3½ hours

Residency
None

Study diet
None

Number of visits
1

Stipend
$125 if you qualify and complete the study

Can I work?
Yes

Contact
Please call 617 556 3064 or email: bonelab@tufts.edu

 

NOTES:
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.
Residency

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.
Payment

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 .

We appreciate your interest in our program and we hope to work with you in the future.

Thank you,
The Recruitment Office
Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University