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Type 2 Diabetes Study: An investigational non-medication treatment

IRB/UVa Tracking #: 19370

Principal Investigator: Cox Daniel, J

Contact: Thomas Banton

Tel: 4349248656

Email: tab2v@hscmail.mcc.virginia.edu

Study Description

The Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences seeks adults, ages 21-80, with type 2 diabetes for a research study. The purpose of the study is to see how an experimental lifestyle program compares to weight loss for controlling diabetes. It also investigates the importance of monitoring blood glucose levels. You may be eligible for this study if you: *Have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes in the past 10 years *Have an A1c level of 7.0 or higher *Are not taking insulin *Regularly use a smartphone The study involves monitoring blood glucose, physical activity and eating habits at home, and receiving the investigational lifestyle program or a weight loss program for 2 months. Assessment of glucose level, activity, and eating habits will be done before treatment, 3 months after treatment, and 12 months after treatment. Assessments include a brief physical exam, fasting blood draw, urine test, treadmill walking, and questionnaires. There are 3 assessment visits and 4-6 lifestyle program visits. Each visit lasts 1 to 3 hours. Study-related exams and tests are provided free of charge. For more information, contact the study team at t2dm@virginia.edu