Diabetes Type 2 Men and Women, 21 to 60 years of age needed for research study.

IRB/UVA Tracking #
Principal Investigator
Zhenqi Liu
Leona Hartline
Contact Email
Contact Phone
Official Trial Title
Effect of Exercise and/or Liraglutide on Vascular Dysfunction and Insulin Sensitivity in Type 2 diabetes
Study Description

UVA Health System, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Endocrinology is conducting a clinical research study. We want to learn more about how an investigational drug and exercise training affects the elasticity in the blood vessels of adults with Type 2 Diabetes.

You may be eligible if you have Type 2 Diabetes but otherwise healthy, are 21-60 years of age and are not taking insulin.

Participation involves a 16-week treatment period with either an exercise program, taking the study drug, or both. The study consists of 6 study visits that include: 2 outpatient visits lasting about 1 hour, 2 exercise testing visits lasting less than 2 hours, and 2 outpatient admissions lasting about 8-10 hrs.

All visits are during the week, and require blood draws. The study will take approx. 4 months to complete all 6 visits.


$400 for first outpatient admission and $800 for second outpatient admission