BRASS (Bed Rest in Accelerated Sarcopenia study)

Volunteers with Type 2 Diabetes (ages 60-85) needed.

Researchers from the Sealy Center on Aging at UTMB need volunteers for a study on bed rest, nutrition, and muscle growth.

We are recruiting persons 60-85 years old with Type 2 Diabetes, not taking insulin. To qualify for this trial you should not have any other major medical condition except Type 2 Diabetes. You will be compensated for time and travel. Travel to our Galveston, TX facility will be required. You shall receive regular exams and lab tests at no cost. You will be given a copy of your test results. For further information, please contact Paula Skinkis at (409) 772-1907 or Dr. Volpi is the Principal Investigator of this study. 

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