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

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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