Almond 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 almonds.

What is the objective of the study? 
The purpose of this study is to assess the Effects of Replacing Refined Carbohydrates with Almonds on Insulin Sensitivity in Men and Women

What is my time commitment to the study?
You will be asked to visit our clinic on 7 occasions over approximately 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 foods, tests and procedures are free of charge and we do not bill insurance. For your participation, you will receive up to $490.

You may be able to participate if you are:

  1. between 18-69 years old
  2. currently diagnosed as having pre-diabetes (slightly elevated HbA1c or glucose)
  3. willing to consume almonds
  4. willing to avoid other nuts and nut butters during the study

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