Participate in Research

Learn about the Yogurt Reward Study!
Protocol: STUDY00004688
Full Title
Relation Between Insulin Resistance and Reinforcing Value of Food
The University at Buffalo (UB) Division of Behavioral Medicine is looking for participants who are overweight and over 18 years old. The goal of the study is to learn how the body uses sugar for energy, and the difference in eating sugar-free and sugar-sweetened Greek yogurt.

Participation involves three visits to the lab for surveys and other testing, and a blood draw. Most of the visits are at the UB South Campus (G 56 Farber Hall, 3435 Main Street, Buffalo, NY, 14214). Blood draw will take place at the Diabetes and Endocrinology Center of Western New York (in Williamsville, NY). All together it’s about 8 hours. Participants can earn up to $250 for completing all study visits.
Compensation: Yes
Compensation may include cash, checks, gift cards, debit cards, or incentives like gift baskets, technology items, or merchandise.
Adults 18 years or older
Are overweight
Willing to eat Greek yogurt
Do not have Type-2 Diabetes
Age Group: Adults
Principal Investigator: LEONARD EPSTEIN
+1 716-427-4431
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