The UAB Department of Nutrition Sciences is conducting a research study to evaluate the effectiveness of an investigational drug to treat Type 2 DM. To qualify, you must be ages 25 or older, diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, being treated with diet and exercise alone, or are taking certain other anti-diabetic medications. Qualified participants will receive study drug, study-related laboratory testing, diet/exercise counseling, EKG, physical and diabetic supplies. Your participation in the study will last approximately 18-22 weeks and includes 9 visits to the study clinic. There is no charge for participation. Compensation for time and travel may also be available. For more information, and to see if you might be eligible to join, please contact (205)975-8217 or (205)996-4020.