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Diabetes study seeking female participants

ProHealth Care's Diabetes Center is seeking women with type 2 diabetes to participate in a study. The study will examine the effects of exercise and comprehensive diabetes education on A1C, LDL, triglycerides, weight, waist circumference and BMI.

Inclusion criteria

  • Age greater than 35
  • Triglycerides >150, LDL >100 or taking lipid-lowering medication
  • A1C >6.5%
  • BMI <50
  • Blood pressure <170 systolic and <100 diastolic
  • Subjects with cardiovascular disease must have had exercise stress test within the past six months
  • Willing and able to exercise on various pieces of equipment for up to 30 minutes
  • Willing to attend structured exercise session three days a week in Oconomowoc for 12 weeks
  • Attend diabetes education classes through ProHealth Care's Diabetes Center (total of 8 hours)
  • Attend one diabetes support group meeting
  • Willing to pay one time fee of $104 if randomized into exercise group
  • Willing to have pre and post assessment lab draws

Exclusion criteria

  • Neuropathy
  • Retinopathy
  • A1C >12%
  • Stage IV kidney disease
  • Uncontrolled asthma or COPD
  • Active cancer
  • Active CHF
  • History of CVA with physical limitations

For more information

Please call  Carrie Peterson at 262-928-5000 .