Study to test new diabetes medication that could help with weight loss

Study to test new diabetes medication that could help with weight loss
Pennington Biomedical Research Center (Source: WAFB)

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - LSU's Pennington Biomedical Research Center is looking for people with type 2 diabetes to participate in a study to test a new diabetes medication that might help you lose weight.

Researchers say there's a need for type 2 diabetes medication that both lowers blood sugar levels and also leads to significant weight loss, which might slow down or even reverse type 2 diabetes.

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • Diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes
  • Age: 18 to 75 years of age
  • Weight: 143 to 308 lbs.
  • BMI:  28 to 40

You can calculate your BMI here.

Complete the online screening form to see if you qualify for this research study. You can also call (225) 763-3000.

Pennington will compensate participants with up to $1000 once the study is over.

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