Description: In this study, we are looking at whether people with Type 2 diabetes show early signs of changes in their thinking processes.We are looking for people both with and without type 2 diabetes so we can compare their thinking processes. The study involves 2 visits, one 2-4 hour visit to the Joslin Diabetes Center and one 1 hour visit to Beth Israel Medical Center in Boston. Study procedures involve thinking tests, completing questionnaires, blood tests and a MRI Scan to examine performance on thinking tests.People without a prior diagnosis of diabetes will also be given a sugary drink at their visit to see how their body processes sugar.
Recruiting: Seeking participants between the ages of 45-65 with a diagnosis of Type 2 Diabetes who are not on metformin, or TZD’s (pioglitazone, rosiglitazone). We are also seeking participants between the ages of 45-65 who have not been diagnosed with Diabetes.
Moderate proficiency in English is Required. Monetary compensation is available and the study will validate parking on days of study visits.
Contact: If you are interested in learning more about this study, please call Veronica Flores at 617-309-4326 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org