NOW ENROLLING! Breakfast Egg Research Study for Patients with Pre-Diabetes

Great Lakes Clinical Trials is looking for male and female volunteers for a research study involving the daily consumption of eggs (12 per week) at breakfast compared to non-egg breakfast foods. 


What is the objective of the study?
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effects of eating eggs on metabolic health in people with increased risk of developing type 2 diabetes. 

What is my time commitment to the study?
You will be asked to visit our clinic on 7 occasions over approximately 3-4 months.  The study visits will last between 30 and 180 minutes.

Is there a study stipend?
There is no cost for participation in this study.  All study breakfast foods, tests and procedures are free of charge and we do not bill insurance.  For your participation, you will receive up to $575. 

You may be able to participate if you are:

1.     between 18-74 years old

2.     currently diagnosed as having pre-diabetes or if you are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes, as indicated by having at least 3 of the following 5 conditions:

  • overweight
  • elevated triglycerides
  • low HDL-C (high-density lipoprotein-cholesterol)
  • high blood pressure (or are on a blood pressure lowering medication)
  • elevated glucose

3.     willing to consume study-related breakfast foods 6 days per week during two 4-week test periods

Note that other entry criteria will apply and can be discussed with our study staff.  Lab values, blood pressure and weight measurements will be verified at your first clinic visit.

If you are interested in joining this trial, please call our center directly at (773) 275-3500 to speak with one of our staff today or visit