Using Child's Genetic Risk to Stimulate Diabetes Risk Reducing Change in Families

Study Overview

The purpose of this study is to determine if providing information about their child's genetic risk for Type 2 diabetes motivates parents to change their family's diet and help their child increase their physical activity and maintain a healthy weight.

Study Description

The purpose of this study is to determine if providing a child's genetic risk information to their parents motivated parents to change the child's physical activity (PA) levels, diet and child's BMI.

Additional Information

Participants will not be paid for their participation.


  • IRB Number: 1412095185
  • Research Study Identifier: TX4791
  • Principal Investigator: Jennifer Wessel

Recruitment Status

Open

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