Volunteers needed—nutrition research study

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Posted on Wednesday, 23 April 2014

UPEI is recruiting volunteers for a nutrition research study who meet the following criteria: overweight, non-smokers, not diabetic, between the ages of 21–65.

If you meet all of the above criteria, you may be eligible to participate in the study whose purpose is to evaluate the health effects of blueberry consumption on indicators of diabetes and heart disease. Study investigators are Dr. Katherine Gottschall-Pass, Dr. Marva Sweeney-Nixon, and Dr. Kim Stote.

If you are interested in participating, please attend one of the following 30-minute information sessions in Room 301 (dining room), Health Sciences Building, on the UPEI campus:

Wednesday, April 23—12:00 pm and 5:00 pm
Thursday, April 24—12:00 pm and 5:00 pm
Friday, April 25—12:00 pm and 5:00 pm
Monday, April 28—12:00 pm and 5:00 pm
Tuesday, April 29—12:00 pm and 5:00 pm
Wednesday, April 30—12:00 pm and 5:00 pm

Parking is available for the noon information sessions in the CARI/MacLauchlan Arena parking lot, while Parking Lot C is available for the evening information sessions.

For information:
Dr. Kim Stote
2012-13 UPEI Fullbright Scholar
Research Chair of Nutriscience and Health
kstote@upei.ca