Adults Needed for Almonds and Diabetes Risk Study!

Study Overview

Researchers at Purdue University are looking for adults with high blood sugar levels to take part in a study to understand how adding almonds to your diet has effects on longer-term blood sugar control.
 
This study will look at a normal compound in your blood called hemoglobin A1c, which is a strong predictor of diabetes risk.   
 
                                                          
 
 
Your participation may help researchers learn more about whether eating almonds helps people manage diabetes risk.

Study Description

Who is Eligible
     ·      Adult 18-70 years old
     ·      Have high blood sugar level
     ·      Must not have nut allergies
 
What is Involved
     ·     Participants will complete an in-person screening assessment in order to determine if they qualify for the study.
     ·     Participants who enroll in the study will be randomly assigned to eat one serving of almonds or pretzels with        
           breakfast and one serving as a replacement of a mid-morning or mid-afternoon snack.
     ·     A total of 13 visits (11 less than 30 minutes, 2 about 3.5 hours) on Purdue University West Lafayette campus over 
          16 weeks.
     ·    Visits will include measurement of body weight and composition, review of diet records, blood draws and placement of a 
           continuous glucose monitor.
 
Compensation
Participants will receive up to $600 for completing all of the study requirements
 
How to Participate
If you are interested in participating in this study, please CLICK HERE to take our screening survey
 
More Information
Please reach out to the study team directly by contacting Li-Chu (Jasmine) Huang at huan1472@purdue.edu
 
Study Title: Effects of Almonds on Glycemia in Adults with Elevated Hemoglobin A1c Concentrations


  • IRB Number: 2021-1008
  • Research Study Identifier: TX11487
  • Principal Investigator: Richard Mattes

Recruitment Status

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