African American Women Needed for Diabetes Focus Groups!

Study Overview

We Want To Hear From YOU!

Researchers at the Indiana University School of Medicine are inviting volunteers to share their thoughts and opinions on handouts that they have created for a treatment for women who are struggling with diabetes.

Participation involves attending a one-time online focus group (video-conference) - NO IN-PERSON VISITS ARE REQUIRED.

Your feedback will help researchers to improve an intervention for people with diabetes.

Study Description

Who Is Eligible To Participate In This Study?
  • 21 years of age or older
  • Self-identify as an African American female
  • Type 2 diabetes diagnosis at least 1 year ago
  • English-speaking
  • Must have the technology available (such as computer or smartphone) to be able to participate in a video-conference focus group
  • No serious mental health disorder (e.g., psychotic disorders or severe mood disorders with suicidal ideation)
What Is Involved If I Participate?
  1. Complete a brief online survey
  2. Participate in one focus group (60-90 min) by video conference with no more than 10 other women.
  3. During the focus group, you will be asked to provide feedback about handouts that have been developed for people with diabetes.
Will I Be Compensated For Participating?
  • After completing both the short survey and the online focus group, participants will receive a $25 gift card by email.
How Can I Participate In This Study?
**If you are interested in participating, or have questions about this study, please contact Kisha at (317) 274-7141 or email:

Additional Information

Study Title:  Electronic Diabetes Tune-Up Group (eDTU) for African American Women: A Pragmatic Trial Phase 1

Mary de Groot, PhD, Principal Investigator faculty page:

  • IRB Number: 15350
  • Research Study Identifier: TX11550
  • Principal Investigator: Mary de Groot, PhD

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