Lifestyle Management versus Medication Management in Type 2 Diabetes

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Principal Investigator
Chiara Fabris
Corey Rynders
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Official Trial Title
Treating early type 2 diabetes by reducing postprandial glucose excursions: A paradigm shift in lifestyle modification
Study Description

The University of Virginia, Center for Diabetes Technology, seeks adults between the ages of 30-80 who have Type 2 Diabetes to participate in a clinical study. The purpose of this study is to find out if people who are newly diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes respond better to regular routine care or routine care paired with a lifestyle intervention that focuses on reducing how much blood glucose goes up after eating, by avoiding certain foods and increasing routine physical activity.

You may be eligible for this study if:
• You were diagnosed with type 2 diabetes within the past 12 months
• Received care from your primary care provider for type 2 diabetes management within the past 6 months

•The study duration is 13 ½ months
•There are up to 8 visits in this study
•There are 3 visits will be in person at the University of Virginia – at the start of the study, after 4 ½ months and after 13 ½ months. These visits will be about 2 hours in length.

At these visits,
o You will have a physical examination
o Your blood will be drawn to check liver function and your hemoglobin A1c
o You will be asked to electronically complete questionnaires will take less than an hour to complete

Study-related assessments include:
•Blood Test
•Physical Examination
•Interviews with study team
•Questionnaires to complete
•Dexcom G7 Continuous Glucose Monitoring supplies will be provided at different times in the study.


Up to 300.00